Saturday, May 5, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Contact: Molly Clark
3 Apples Book Award
NEW YORK - The New York Library Association (NYLA) announced on May 6, the 2017 kids choice 3 Apples Book Award winners. The nominated titles are generated by kids, for kids in three separate categories: Young Reader (UPK - 2nd grade), Children (grades 3-6), and Teen (grades 7-12). This year, voting on the top fifteen titles in each category took place in school and public libraries across New York State from April 1-30, 2017. Over 75 school and public libraries participated, with over 6000 votes cast during the month by New York State youth.
The 2017 3 Apples Book Award Winners are as follows:
Young Reader Category: The Book With No Pictures by B.J. Novak. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2015.
Children's Category: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan. New York: Miramax Books/Hyperion, 2005.
Teen Category: The Fault in our Stars by John Green. New York: Dutton Books, 2012
You can view a Facebook Live video of the awards being announced this morning at:
The 3 Apples Book Award Joint Committee is comprised of members from NYLA’s two youth divisions: the Section of School Librarians (SSL) and the Youth Services Section (YSS). For more information about the history of the award, visit nyla.org/3apples