2017 Colorado Children's Book Awards

Nomination Guidelines

  1. Students may vote for one picture book and one junior book provided they have read, or heard, a minimum of three books in each category.
  2. Each student's vote(s) will be tallied. 
  3. A tally sheet with ALL THE VOTES will be submitted by Mr. Gilgenbach.
  4. Votes and nominations are due March 1, 2017
  5. 2017 CCBA winners and the new nomination list will be announced in April 2017.
Download a ballot by clicking on this link. All ballots should be given to Mr. Gilgenbach and will be sent in together. 


Click on the covers for book trailers or a read-aloud


 
 Junior Books      Picture Books

 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23bB4QtK68Q&feature=youtu.be
 



Crenshaw

by Katherine Applegate
   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-K13xPra1U&feature=youtu.be
 



Gaston

by Kelly Dipucchio  
 
http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/familys-real-life-battles-inspire-tween-tales-dork-diaries/




 Dork Diaries 10: Tales from a Not-So-Perfect Pet Sitter
by Rachel Renee Russell     
   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vdHUr7TwH0&feature=youtu.be
 



I Don't Want to Be a Frog
by Dev Petty and Mike Boldt
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESQVx5PY5sA&feature=youtu.be
 



Ellie's Story: A Dog's Purpose Novel
by W. Bruce Cameron
   
http://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-06-229889-8
 



If You Plant a Seed
by Kadir Nelson
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYsoXICXfEk&feature=youtu.be




 Fuzzy Mud
by Louis Sachar
   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cL_031WQqcs&feature=youtu.be
 



Little Tree
by Loren Long
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnyU1jiXQV8
 



The Honest Truth
by Dan Gemeinhart
   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmYp9DSjleo&feature=youtu.be
 



Mustache Baby
by Bridget Heos
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jh4y1-D1qp4&feature=youtu.be




 The Iron Trial (Magisterium, Book #1)
by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare
   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfKu59BvgGQ&feature=youtu.be




 Red: A Crayon's Story
by Jenny Offill
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0S0MtR5wPSU&feature=youtu.be
 



Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 1: The Sword of Summer
by Rick Riordan
   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzNVsh1z5u0&feature=youtu.be
 



This Book Just Ate My Dog
by Richard Byrne
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8ErVnRt40I&feature=youtu.be
 



Pax

by Sara Pennypacker
   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddrWzJG_0zM
 



Toys Meet Snow
by Emily Jenkins
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mnQSfub4_k0&feature=youtu.be
 



Roller Girl
by Victoria Jamieson
   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvW86ELPCtQ&list=PLtXTnjfkiuJGAWgqCRTd3FpFYcpKquxkj&index=24




 Waiting
by Kevin Henkes
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwonkvHt8QU&feature=youtu.be




 Woof: A Bowser and Birdie Novel
by Spencer Quinn
   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wj_Yb-FYC_0&list=PLVP81FRV19E1yPdC44Alqcyox_eRwBQGF&index=53
 



Waiting is Not Easy! (An Elephant and Piggie Book)
by Mo Willems