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Childrens Choice Awards

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2013 Children's Choice Awards

 

This initiative encourages:

  • kids to read for the love of reading

  • kids to tell us what they think is the best book of the year

  • schools and public libraries to work together to support kids and reading

 

 

Booklist & Information Page CCA 2013 for SPLS.docx

 

Check out the websiteRCs Clubhouse

Kids, teachers, and librarians will have the chance to post videos, reviews, and pictures. Voting will run April 1 - May 1, and kids across the county will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite book.

 

Here is a guide for book discussion group meetings: CCA 2013 for SPLS.docx

  

The Celebration of Reading will take place on Thursday, May 9th at Homestead Library, during Children's Book Week

Adam Gidwitz, author of A Tale Dark and Grimm & In a Glass Grimmly, is our keynote speaker and will kick off our Celebration! The winning book will be announced and kids will be able to participate in a variety of activities throughout the day. Schedule of events to follow. 

Children’s Choice Awards School Registration

(including homeschool families)

 

The official press release about the CCA awards will be available soon.

 

CCA Finalists:

Fake Mustache: Or, How Jodie O'Rodeo and Her Wonder Horse (and Some Nerdy Kid) Saved the U.S. Presidential Election from a Mad Genius Criminal Mastermind by Tom Angleberger

Lenny Flem Jr. is the only one standing between his evil-genius best friend, Casper, and world domination as Casper uses a spectacularly convincing fake mustache and the ability to hypnotize to rob banks, amass a vast fortune, and run for president.

 

The Mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis

With love and determination befitting the "world's greatest family," twelve-year-old Deza Malone, her older brother Jimmie, and their parents endure tough times in Gary, Indiana, and later Flint, Michigan during the Great Depression. 

 

In a Glass Grimmly by Adam Gidwitz

Jack and Jill venture through more Brothers Grimm tales including Jack and the Beanstalk and The Frog Prince to seek a magic mirror, encountering such creatures as giants, mermaids, and goblins along the way. 

 

Chomp by Carl Hiaasen

When the difficult star of the reality television show "Expedition Survival" disappears while filming an episode in the Florida Everglades, Wahoo and classmate Tuna Gordon set out to find him while avoiding Tuna's gun-happy father.

 

The Third Wheel : Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 7 by Jeff Kinney

A Valentine's Day dance at Greg's middle school has turned his world upside down until an unexpected twist gives Greg a partner for the dance and leaves his best friend Rowley the odd man out.

 

Wonder by R. J. Palacio

August Pullman, a child with a facial deformity, heads to mainstream school and struggles with being treated as an ordinary kid in his Manhattan middle school.

 

Who Could That Be at This Hour? (All The Wrong Questions Series #1) by Lemony Snicket

Thirteen-year-old Lemony Snicket begins his apprenticeship with S. Theodora Markson of the secretive V.F.D. in the tiny dot of a town called Stain'd By The Sea, where he helps investigate the theft of a statue.

 

I Survived the Attacks of September 11th, 2001 (I Survived, Book 6) by Lauren Tarshis

When Lucas decides to skip school because he wants to discuss football with a firefighter friend of his father, he finds himself caught up in the terrorist attacks on New York City

 

 Bethel Park's CCA Award Night Video

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