What are the Kids’ Book Choice Awards and how can young readers voice their choice?

The Kids’ Book Choice Awards (previously the Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards) are the only national book awards voted on solely by kids and teens. Launched in 2008 by the Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader, the awards provide young readers with an opportunity to voice their opinions about the books being written for them. 

The program relaunched in 2021 including a new name, tagline, logo, and categories with finalists selected through nationwide long list voting. The redesign was done by SJI Associates.


2022 Program Highlights

The Kids’ Book Choice Awards tagline, No Adults Allowed!, let’s young readers know that these awards are 100% for them to voice their choice. 

From May 23 to August 22 kids voted to determine the finalists in 8 categories:

    • Age 4-7
      • Best Picture Book Dream Team
      • Favorite Illustrated Character
    • Age 8-11
      • Favorite World Changer
      • Best Info Meets Graphic
    • Age 12-14
      • Favorite Book Cover
      • Best Non-Prose Book
    • Age 15-18
      • Favorite Character Crush
      • Best Stellar Storyteller

Finalists will be announced soon and voting for the winners will run from September 15 through November 13.

Our deepest gratitude to SJI Associates for their expert advice and work on the visual rebranding of these awards.

About SJI

SJI Associates is a creative boutique working in print, interactive, and motion graphics to develop distinguishing solutions to elevate your brand.

Located in New York City, our team is made up of designers, animators, and programmers as well as strategic thinkers and writers. For over 30 years, SJI has developed engaging creative for a client list that includes A+E Networks, HBO, Major League Soccer, Nikon, PBS and Scholastic. 


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