Celebrating Youthful Curiosity and Discovery Through Books and Reading

General Categories

  1. Board Book/Cloth Book
  2. Alphabet/Counting Book
  3. Book Arts/Pop-up/Cut-out
  4. Activity Book 1 – Games, Arts & Crafts, etc.
  5. Activity Book 2 – Educational, Science, History
  6. Best Illustrator
  7. Picture Book Preschool
  8. Picture Book 4-8 Year Old
  9. Picture Book All Ages
  10. Juvenile Fiction – Early Reader/1st Chapter books
  11. Pre-Teen Fiction – General
  12. Pre-Teen Fiction – Fantasy
  13. Pre-Teen Fiction – Mystery
  14. Pre-Teen Fiction – Historical/Cultural
  15. Pre-Teen Fiction – Mature Issues
  16. Young Adult Fiction – General
  17. Young Adult Fiction – Fantasy/Sci-Fi
  18. Young Adult Fiction – Horror/Mystery
  19. Young Adult Fiction – Historical/Cultural
  20. Young Adult Fiction – Religion/Spirituality
  21. Young Adult Fiction – Mature Issues
  22. Children’s Poetry
  23. Non-Fiction – Picture Book
  24. Non-Fiction – Chapter Book
  25. Animals/Pets - Fiction
  26. Animals/Pets - Non-Fiction
  27. Multicultural Non-Fiction
  28. Comic/Graphic Novel
  29. Religion/Spirituality
  30. Holiday
  31. Book with Merchandise (plush toy, etc.)
  32. Spanish Language Book
  33. Environmental Issues
  34. Health Issues
  35. Mind-Body-Spirit/Self-Esteem
  36. Best First Book – Picture Book
  37. Best First Book – Chapter Book
  38. Best Book by Youth Author (under 18)
  39. Best Book Series – Picture Book
  40. Best Book Series – Chapter Book
  41. Best Book Series – Non-Fiction 
    (note: Book Series category submissions require at least two volumes, and one volume's copyright/release date must fall within the 2018-2019 timeframe)

E-Book Categories

E1.  Children’s Picture Book
E2.  Picture Book – Enhanced *
E3.  Pre-Teen Fiction
E4.  Young Adult Fiction

 

*Enhanced E-Books are those including embedded audio, video, animations, etc.