2020 Winners

Best New Voice: Children's / Young Adult

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

Hundredth Day Disaster

Author: Bridget Reistad

Publisher: Beaver's Pond Press

ISBN: 978-1-64343-987-7

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The arrival of the Hundredth Day of School triggers trouble for the teacher. The students must solve the mystery of miscalculations to save the day!

Molly Gets Her Wheels

Author: Sherry Carnahan

Publisher: FlyHigh Media, LLC

ISBN: 978-0-9600527-0-7

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Molly is a disabled dog with an unstoppable spirit! “Heartwarming story with adorable illustrations! My students with disabilities will love this book!” – L. Hanson, 5-Star review.

Ty the Quiet Giraffe

Authors: Carrie Hasler

Publisher: San Diego Zoo Global Press

ISBN: 978-1-943198-08-5

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Ty the giraffe is quiet and beginning to feel very small, until he shows that everyone has something important to say.

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