The New York Library Association (NYLA) announced on May 18, the 2019 kids choice 3 Apples Book Award winners. The nominated titles are generated by kids, for kids, in three separate categories: Young Reader’s (UPK - 2nd grade), Children’s (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, 2019. Over 66 school and public libraries participated, with over 1,000 votes cast during the month by New York State youth.
The 2019 3 Apples Book Award Winners are as follows:
Young Reader’s Category: The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors by Drew Daywalt
Children’s Category: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by JK Rowling
Teen Category: It by Stephen King
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