2020 Winners

Bill Fisher Award for Best First Book: Children's / Young Adult

Watch the following video to see which of the three finalists below won gold, and which won silver.

Eagle vs. Bear: Adventures of a Child Cub

Editor: Emile Millar

Publisher: EvB Media

ISBN: 978-1-7340214-0-0

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Eagle vs Bear is a rock ’n' roll adventure story where each chapter comes with its own song, and kids love it!

Get Back in the Book!

Author: Larry Issa, illustrated by Emma Chadwick

Publisher: Kalamus

ISBN: 978-1-9999267-0-0

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The characters from a young writer's story have escaped to explore the world! Can YOU convince them to get back in the book? This extraordinary tale illustrates the powerful and positive impact of books and storytelling.

The Interactive Constitution: Explore the Constitution with Flaps, Wheels, Color-Changing Words, and More!

Authors: David and Stephanie Miles, illustrated by Albert Pinilla

Publisher: Bushel & Peck Books

ISBN: 978-1-7336335-2-9

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Packed with interactive features, the Constitution comes to life like never before. "Both history geeks and casual students should easily ratify this one." —Publishers Weekly magazine

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