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  • May 22, 2019
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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