2023 Picture Book and Junior Book Winners!

The votes have been collected and tallied!  We have our winners for the 2023 North Carolina Children's Book Awards.  For the complete results, please visit the 2023 Results and Materials page.

The Box Turtle, written and illustrated by Vanessa Roeder, is the winner of the picture book category with 10,421 votes.

 Unplugged, written by Gordon Korman, is the winner of the junior book category with 772 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 2024 Awards.  Check back in again soon!