2022 Picture Book and Junior Book Winners!

 The votes have been collected and tallied!  We have our winners for the 2022 North Carolina Children's Book Awards.  For the complete results, please visit the 2022 Results and Materials page.

Bad Dog, written and illustrated by Mike Boldt, is the winner of the picture book category with 13,534 votes.

 New Kid, written and illustrated by Jerry Craft, is the winner of the junior book category with 1,097 votes.

We would like to thank all of the children who participated by voting in schools and local public libraries or virtually on this website.  Giving kids a voice in choosing their favorites is what this award is all about so THANK YOU for voting!

The committee will be meeting mid-May to select the nominees for the 2023 Awards.  Check back in again soon!