Creator Videos: 2020 Book Awards Finalists

Every Child a Reader is partnering with KidLit TV, an award winning producer of resources for parents, teachers and librarians, for a second time on a new series of videos featuring book creators! These 22 videos highlight the 2020 finalists of the Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards. Videos invite kids and teens to discover and more fully engage with these amazing finalists titles so they can vote at everychildareader.net/vote.

The series contains a variety of content including read-alouds, guided drawing activities, a science experiment, and more fascinating insights into the imaginations of these outstanding authors and illustrators.

Check out the finalists’s videos and don’t forget to cast your vote!

K-2nd Category Videos


Fifi Kuo THE PERFECT SOFA


Stephen Savage BABYSITTER FROM ANOTHER PLANET

Karl Newson & Ross Collins I AM A TIGER


Susan Verde I AM LOVE


Jory John & Pete Oswald THE GOOD EGG


Richard Morris & LeUyen Pham BEAR CAME ALONG

Ronojoy Ghosh NO PLACE LIKE HOME

3rd-4th Category Videos


Hari & Deepti THE SEEKERS


Stefan Gates SCIENCE YOU CAN EAT

Josh Lieb CHAPTER TWO IS MISSING


Kim Smith THE KARATE KID

5th-6th Category Videos


Bones Leopard PANDORA’S LEGACY


Raina Telgemeier GUTS

Kath Shackleton & Zane Whittingham SURVIVORS OF THE HOLOCAUST


Mai Nguyen PILU OF THE WOODS


Steve Jenkins EARTH

Teen Category Videos


Tony Johnston & Maria Elena Fontanot De Rhoads BEAST RIDER


Reneé Watson and Ellen Hagan WATCH US RISE


Ben Phillippe FIELD GUIDE TO THE NORTH AMERICAN


David Yoon FRANKLY IN LOVE


Tillie Walden ARE YOU LISTENING?


Jen Calonita MIRROR MIRROR

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More Resources and FAQs

What are the Kids' Book Choice Awards and how can young readers vote?

Tools to share nominees, finalists, voting, and more. 2021 voting is open.

Resources for voting on the 2021 finalists. Voting for winners is open!

Voting to choose the top winners for the 2021 Book Awards is open until 11/14

See all the winners and finalists, from 2008 to today.

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