The finalists for the 2020 Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards, presented annually by Every Child a Reader and the Children’s Book Council, were revealed this week, Publishers Weekly reports.
There are 28 finalists, seven each in four categories. Among the books making the cut in the Kindergarten to Second Grade category were Bear Came Along by Richard T. Morris, illustrated by Leuyen Pham; I Am a Tiger by Karl Newson, illustrated by Ross Collins; and The Perfect Sofa by Fifi Kuo.
1Books nominated in the Third to Fourth Grade category include Kwame Alexander’s The Undefeated, illustrated by Kadir Nelson; Sang Miao’s The Immortal Jellyfish; and Stefan Gates’ Science You Can Eat: 20 Activities That Put Food Under the Microscope.
The winners will be selected by online voting, which is scheduled to begin on Sept. 14. The results of the voting will be announced in December. A full list of finalists is available on Every Child a Reader’s website.
Michael Schaub is a Texas-based journalist and regular contributor to NPR.