CBC Book Awards Finalists 2009
The 2009 CBC Children's Choice Book Award finalists have been announced. Nearly 15,000 children and teens cast votes to determine the list -- and thousands more will weigh in on who should win.
Kid Lit Kit applauds all the fantastic nominated books, authors, and illustrators. The Scholastic finalists are:
Fifth Grade to Sixth Grade Book of the Year
100 Most Dangerous Things On the Planet by Anna Claybourne
Amulet, Book One: The Stonekeeper by Kazu Kibuishi (watch an interview with Kibuishi and the Amulet book trailer)
Teen Choice Book Award
Airhead by Meg Cabot (see the Airhead video booktalk)
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (read Hunger Games chapter one (PDF), watch an interview with Collins, find The Hunger Games discussion guide)
Illustrator of the Year
Jon J Muth, Zen Ties
Encourage your students to vote at www.BookWeekOnline.com from March 16 through May 3.