Celebrating Youthful Curiosity and Discovery Through Books and Reading


39. Best Book Series – Picture Book


GOLD: Little Mouse Adventures (Volumes 1-3), by Teresa Anne Power; illustrated by Emma Allen (Stafford House Books)





SILVER: Little Godwit/Little Mole/Little Mimic Series, by Emily Lim-Leh; illustrated by John Lim (Marshall Cavendish Children)










BRONZE: Freddie the Fly and Friends Series, by Kimberly Delude; illustrated by Brian Martin (BoysTown Press)






40. Best Book Series – Chapter Book




GOLD: The Fishing Chronicles (Vol. 1-5), by Lane Walker (Bakken Books)









SILVER: The Whatif Monster Chapter Book Series (Vol. 1-5), written and illustrated by Michelle Nelson-Schmidt (MNS Press)







BRONZE: The Jesse Steam Mysteries: Solving Mysteries Through Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math, written and illustrated by Ken Bowser (Red Chair Press)














41. Best Book Series – Non-Fiction 


GOLD: Beginner Biography Series (Vol. 1-8), by Jeff Cipriano and Jennifer Marino Walters; illustrated by Scott R. Brooks (Look! Books/Red Chair Press)



SILVER: BOLDPRINT Inquiry Series, edited by Jill Colyer and Jennifer Watt (Rubicon Publishing)








BRONZE: Social and Emotional Learning Series (Vol 1-12), by Alyssa Krekelberg (The Child’s World)






E1. Children’s Picture Book 


GOLD: I Love You Through Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall, by Junia Wonders; illustrated by Daniela Volpari (Gmuer Verlag)





SILVER: Perfectly Poppy, by Tricia Stone-Shumaker (Poppy's Adventures Publishing)








BRONZE (tie): Magic in Windowland, by Rupamanjari (The Inkpot Press)

The Night the Monsters Came, by Junia Wonders; illustrated by Lisa Ciccone (Gmuer Verlag)




E2. Picture Book – Enhanced & Apps

GOLD: The Goldilocks Quartet, by Leia Barrett; illustrated by Candace Neal; music arranged by Dr. Andrew West (Musically Ever After Publications)






SILVER: Dino-Mite!, words and music by Beppie and Justin “Dunna” McDonough; illustrated by Robyn Slack (Beppie Music)







BRONZE: Tiny Tim and The Ghost of Ebenezer Scrooge (Narrated with Christmas Carols), by Norman Whaler (Beneath Another Sky Books)







E3. Pre-Teen Fiction 

GOLD: The Fantastical Exploits of Gwendolyn Gray, by B.A.Williamson (Jolly Fish Press)








SILVER: Little Wade and Watchtower: Abigail and the Great Gang Trap, by Sean March (BEM513LLC)









BRONZE: The Mysterious Pool, by Charlene McIver (Self-Published)









E4. Young Adult Fiction 

GOLD: Valiance, by Vanessa Caraveo (Self-Published)










SILVER: The Connection (The Blood-Light Trilogy Book 1), by Dana Claire (FabFitFocused, LLC)










BRONZE: Isle of Dragons, by L. A. Thompson (Self-Published)








Congratulations to all of this year's medalists!

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