Iowa School Book Award Winners Announced

Thousands of kids from schools across the State of Iowa voted for their favorite books, and the Iowa Association of School Librarians has announced the winners!

The Goldfinch Award (for grades K-3rd) was awarded to The Book With No Pictures with 6,243 votes. Runners up: Lion vs. Rabbit by Alex Latimer & Ivan the Remarkable True Story of a Shopping Mall Gorilla by Katherine Applegate.

The Iowa Children’s Choice Award (for grades 3-6) was awarded to I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871 with 2,143 votes. Runners up: Loot by Jude Watson & Rain Reign by Ann M Martin.

The Iowa Teen Award (for grades 6-9) was awarded to Backlash with 3,478 votes.

The Iowa High School Book Award (for grades 9-12) was awarded to American Sniper with 393 total votes.