2016 Results and Materials

2016 Winners

  • Gaston, written by Kelly DiPucchio and illustrated by Christian Robinson, is the winner in the Picture Book Category, receiving 24,350 of the 78,307 total votes cast.

  • The One and Only Ivan, by Katherine Applegate, is the winner in the Junior Book Category, receiving 2,449 of the total 8,797 votes cast.

2016 Activity Booklet

2016 NCCBA Guidelines

Voting Summary

PICTURE BOOKS: 78,307 total votes cast
Gaston 24350 WINNER
My Teacher is a Monster (No, I am Not!) 18603
Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of a Shopping Mall Gorilla 14969
The Cart that Carried Martin 4224
Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell 4103
Gravity 3778
Some Bugs 2639
Last Stop on Market Street 2332
Blue on Blue 2182
This Orq: He Cave Boy 1127

2016 Annotated Picture Book List

JUNIOR BOOKS: 8,797 total votes cast
The One and Only Ivan 2449 WINNER
Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library 1154
El Deafo 1066
The Night Gardener 799
The Fourteenth Goldfish 764
Poached 589
Rain Reign 581
Counting by 7s 509
Elvis and the Underdogs 333
Brown Girl Dreaming 322
Mister Max: The Book of Lost Things 231

2016 Annotated Junior Book List