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Nominate your favorite Children's Book of 2009 Deadline February 1

The Children's Book Council (CBC) and Teenreads.com, is giving everyone an opportunty to choose their five favorite books for 2009. The cutoff is February 1, 2010 so get your votes in now!

You can choose from the list they have provided for you on their website or you can nominate your own. The only requirement is that the book was originally released in 2009. 

The winner will be announced in May 2010.

Go to this site and fill out the form with your top five picks. 

The top nominations they have chosen are: 

3 WILLOWS: The Sisterhood Grows by Ann Brashares

ABSOLUTELY MAYBE by Lisa Yee

A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge by Josh Neufeld

THE ADVENTURES OF BLANCHE by Rick Geary

AFTER by Amy Efaw

AFTER THE MOMENT by Garret Freymann-Weyr

ALONG FOR THE RIDE by Sarah Dessen

ALPHAS by Lisi Harrison

AMIRI & ODETTE: A Love Story by Walter Dean Myers and Javaka Steptoe

ANDROMEDA KLEIN by Frank Portman

ANGRY MANAGEMENT by Chris Crutcher

ANIMAL ACADEMY: HAKOBUNE HAKUSHO, Volume 1 by Moyamu Fujino

ANIMAL ACADEMY: HAKOBUNE HAKUSHO, Volume 2 by Moyamu Fujino

ANYTHING BUT TYPICAL by Nora Raleigh Baskin

ARCHENEMY: The Looking Glass Wars, Book 3 by Frank Beddor

ARE THESE MY BASOOMAS I SEE BEFORE ME?: Final Confessions of Georgia Nicolson by Louise Rennison

ASH by Malinda LoBEING NIKKI: An Airhead Novel by Meg Cabot

BLOODHOUND: The Legend of Beka Cooper, Book Two by Tamora Pierce

BLUE MOON: The Immortals, Book 2 by Alyson Noël

THE BOOK OF GENESIS ILLUSTRATED by R. Crumb

BREATHLESS by Lurlene McDaniel

CATCHING FIRE by Suzanne Collins

CATHY'S RING: If Found Call (650) 266-8263

CHASING THE BEAR: A Young Spenser Novel by Robert B. Parker

CHASING LINCOLN’S KILLER by James Swanson

THE CHOSEN ONE by Carol Lynch Williams

CIRQUE DU FREAK, Volume 1 by Darren Shan and Takahiro Arai

CIRQUE DU FREAK, Volume 2: THE VAMPIRE'S ASSISTANT by Darren Shan and Takahiro Arai

CIRQUE DU FREAK, Volume 3: TUNNELS OF BLOOD by Darren Shan and Takahiro Arai

CITY OF GLASS: The Mortal Instruments, Book Three by Cassandra Clare

CLAIM TO FAME by Margaret Peterson Haddix

THE CLIQUE #10: P.S. I LOATHE YOU by Lisi Harrison

THE CLIQUE #11: BOYS R US by Lisi Harrison

THE CLIQUE: CHARMED AND DANGEROUS: The Rise of the Pretty Committee by Lisi Harrison

DANIEL X: WATCH THE SKIES by James Patterson and Ned Rust

DAUGHTER OF THE FLAMES by Zoe Marriott

DAUGHTERS OF THE SEA: HANNAH by Kathryn Lasky

DAWN by Kevin Brooks

DAYS OF LITTLE TEXAS by R. A. Nelson

DEADLY LITTLE LIES: A Touch Novel by Laurie Faria Stolarz

THE DEMONATA, Book 8: WOLF ISLAND by Darren Shan

THE DEMONATA, Book 9: DARK CALLING by Darren Shan

DESTROY ALL CARS by Blake Nelson

DIARY OF A WITNESS by Catherine Ryan Hyde

DOPE SICK by Walter Dean Myers

ELI THE GOOD by Silas House

ENVY: A Luxe Novel by Anna Godbersen

THE ETERNAL SMILE: Three Stories by Gene Yang and Derek Kirk Kim

EVERYTHING IS FINE. by Ann Dee Ellis

THE FETCH by Laura Whitcomb

FIRE by Kristin Cashore

FOREST BORN: The Books of Bayern, Book 4 by Shannon Hale

THE FOREST OF HANDS AND TEETH by Carrie Ryan

FOREVER PRINCESS: The Princess Diaries, Volume X by Meg Cabot

FRAGILE ETERNITY by Melissa Marr

FRONT AND CENTER by Catherine Gilbert Murdock

THE GEORGES AND THE JEWELS by Jane Smiley

GHOSTGIRL: HOMECOMING by Tonya Hurley

GIRL STAYS IN THE PICTURE: A Girl Novel by Melissa de la Cruz

GOING BOVINE by Libba Bray

GORGEOUS by Rachel Vail

GOSSIP GIRL #12: I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU by Cecily von Ziegesar

GOSSIP GIRL: THE CARLYLES #3: TAKE A CHANCE ON ME by Cecily von Ziegesar

GOSSIP GIRL: THE CARLYLES #4: LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH by Cecily von Ziegesar

GOTH GIRL RISING by Barry Lyga

HATTER M, Volume Two: MAD WITH WONDER by Frank Beddor, Liz Cavalier and Sami Makkonen

HAZEL by Julie Hearn

HEROES OF THE VALLEY by Jonathan Stroud

HOW TO STEAL A CAR by Pete Hautman

HUNGER: A Gone Novel by Michael Grant

HUNTED: House of Night, Book 5 by P. C. Cast and Kristin Cast

ICE by Sarah Beth Durst

IF I STAY by Gayle Forman

IF THE WITNESS LIED by Caroline B. Cooney

THE ISLANDS OF THE BLESSED by Nancy Farmer

JUST ANOTHER HERO by Sharon M. Draper

KING OF THE SCREWUPS by K. L. Going

A KISS IN TIME by Alex Flinn

L.A. CANDY by Lauren Conrad

LEIGH ANN’S CIVIL WAR by Ann Rinaldi

LEVIATHAN by Scott Westerfeld and Keith Thompson

LIAR by Justine Larbalestier

LILY DALE: DISCOVERING by Wendy Corsi Staub

LOOK BOTH WAYS: A Midnight Twins Novel by Jacquelyn Mitchard

LOVE IS THE HIGHER LAW by David Levithan

LOVE YOU HATE YOU MISS YOU by Elizabeth Scott

MALICE by Chris Wooding

A MAP OF THE KNOWN WORLD by Lisa Ann Sandell

MARCELO IN THE REAL WORLD by Francisco X. Stork

MAXIMUM RIDE #5: MAX by James Patterson

MAXIMUM RIDE: THE MANGA, Volume 1 by James Patterson and NaRae Lee

MAXIMUM RIDE: THE MANGA, Volume 2 by James Patterson and NaRae Lee

THE MAZE RUNNER by James Dashner

THE MILES BETWEEN by Mary E. Pearson

THE MONSTRUMOLOGIST by Rick Yancey

MURDER AT MIDNIGHT by Avi

MY VICKSBURG by Ann Rinaldi

NABARI NO OU, Volume 1 by Yuhki Kamatani

NABARI NO OU, Volume 2 by Yuhki Kamatani

NECROPOLIS: Book Four of The Gatekeepers by Anthony Horowitz

NIGHT RUNNER by Max Turner

NIGHTSCHOOL, Volume 1 by Svetlana Chmakova

NIGHTSCHOOL, Volume 2 by Svetlana Chmakova

NORTH OF BEAUTIFUL by Justina Chen Headley

NOTES FROM THE DOG by Gary Paulsen

NOTHING BUT GHOSTS by Beth Kephart

ONCE WAS LOST by Sara Zarr

PEACE, LOVE, AND BABY DUCKS by Lauren Myracle

THE PHOTOGRAPHER: Into War-Torn Afghanistan with Doctors without Borders by Emmanuel Guibert

POP by Gordon Korman

POSEUR #3: PETTY IN PINK by Rachel Maude

PRETTY DEAD by Francesca Lia Block

PRETTY LITTLE LIARS #6: KILLER by Sara Shepard

PRISM by Faye Kellerman and Aliza Kellerman

PROJECT SWEET LIFE by Brent Hartinger

PURPLE HEART by Patricia McCormick

RAGE: A Love Story by Julie Anne Peters

RASL, Volume 1: THE DRIFT by Jeff Smith

RAVEN SUMMER by David Almond

RAY BRADBURY'S FAHRENHEIT 451: The Authorized Edition by Tim Hamilton

THE REAL REAL by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus

REALITY CHECK by Peter Abrahams

THE REFORMED VAMPIRE SUPPORT GROUP by Catherine Jinks

REFRESH REFRESH by Danica Navgorodoff

RUINED: A Ghost Story by Paula Morris

SAME DIFFERENCE by Siobhan Vivian

SANDMAN: THE DREAM HUNTERS by Neil Gaiman and P. Craig Russell

SCAT by Carl Hiaasen

SEA CHANGE by Aimee Friedman

THE SECRET LIFE OF PRINCE CHARMING by Deb Caletti

SHIVER by Maggie Stiefvater

SKELETON CREEK by Patrick Carman

SKELETON CREEK #2: GHOST IN THE MACHINE by Patrick Carman

SOLACE OF THE ROAD by Siobhan Dowd

SOMETHING, MAYBE by Elizabeth Scott

THE SORCERESS: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, Book 3 by Michael Scott

SPLENDOR: A Luxe Novel by Anna Godbersen

SPROUT by Dale Peck

STITCHES: A Memoir by David Small

THE STORM IN THE BARN by Matt Phelan

STRANGE ANGELS by Lili St. Crow

SURFACE TENSION: A Novel in Four Summers by Brent Runyon

TAKERU: OPERA SUSANOH SWORD OF THE DEVIL, Volume 1 by Nakashima Kazuki and Karakara Kemuri

TAKERU: OPERA SUSANOH SWORD OF THE DEVIL, Volume 2 by Nakashima Kazuki and Karakara Kemuri

TAKERU: OPERA SUSANOH SWORD OF THE DEVIL, Volume 3 by Nakashima Kazuki and Karakara Kemuri

TALES FROM OUTER SUBURBIA by Shaun Tan

TANGLED by Carolyn Mackler

TEMPTED: House of Night, Book 6 by P. C. Cast and Kristin Cast

THIRTEENTH CHILD by Patricia C. Wrede

TOUCH by Francine Prose

TRAIN*TRAIN, Volume 1 by Eiki Eiki

TRAIN*TRAIN, Volume 2 by Eiki Eiki

TRAIN*TRAIN, Volume 3 by Eiki Eiki

THE TREASURE MAP OF BOYS: Noel, Jackson, Finn, Hutch, Gideon --- and Me, Ruby Oliver by E. Lockhart

TRICKS by Ellen Hopkins

TROTSKY: A Graphic Biography by Rick Geary

TWENTY BOY SUMMER by Sarah Ockler

THE VAN ALEN LEGACY: A Blue Bloods Novel by Melissa de la Cruz

THE VIETNAM WAR: A Graphic History by Dwight Jon Zimmerman and Wayne Vansant

VIOLA IN REEL LIFE by Adriana Trigiani

WARRIOR PRINCESS by Frewin Jones

THE WATERS & THE WILD by Francesca Lia Block

WHEN THE SNOW FELL by Henning Mankell

WHEN YOU REACH ME by Rebecca Stead

WINTERGIRLS by Laurie Halse Anderson

WOLVERINE: PRODIGAL SON, Volume 1 by Antony Johnston and Wilson Tortosa

WOLVERINE: WORST DAY EVER by Barry Lyga

Comments

  • Tracy 4 years ago

    I voted for Ghostgirl: Homecoming....love the series and the author was just here at Longfellow's and on the local 207 show! What a lovely and talented woman.

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