Read the Book, Lemmings!, written by Ame Dyckman and illustrated by Zachariah OHora, is the winner of the picture book category with 18,797 votes.
Refugee, written by Alan Gratz, is the winner of the junior book category with 1,448 votes.
Children across North Carolina have submitted their votes in their schools and in their public libraries. Thank you to everyone who participated this year! If you have not been involved in this wonderful program that gives children a voice, we would love to have you join us next year. To see the voting summary for this year's awards, please go to the 2019 Results and Materials page.