Welcome to the premier Web awards for children's literature. You, the public, nominated the books. Now we, the bloggers, are busy reading them and will eventually hand out prizes.
Nominations are now closed.
Please come back as we post reviews and news. Below the jump you'll see contest rules.
First, some important dates:
Oct. 1-15: Nominations are open.
Jan. 1: Finalists announced.
Feb. 14: Winners announced.
In between, we publish excerpts of book reviews from around the kidlitosphere of the titles you nominated.
Just a few rules:
1. One nomination per genre per person.
2. The book must be published between Jan. 1 - Oct. 15 this year.
3. English or bilingual books only (the second language doesn't matter).
Here's how you nominated:
On Oct. 1, 2009 we will again open nominations in nine genres* as separate posts. You'll leave your nomination in the comments section of each post.
For more info email anne (at) bookbuds (dot) net with questions or complaints.
*The genres: Easy Readers, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Fiction Picture Books, Graphic Novels, Middle Grade Novels, Non-Fiction Middle Grade/Young Adult Books, Non-Fiction Picture Books, Poetry, Young Adult Novels.
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