E.B. White Read Aloud Childrens Book Awards
Read Aloud Picture Books
E.B. White is famous for books like Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little, and the Trumpet and the Swan. These are all great read aloud books and was the impetence for the American Booksellers Association for creating the E.B. White Read Aloud Award in 2004.
The Read Aloud Award is presented anually to the books for their universal appeal to being read aloud. Two awards are given out, an Award for Picture Books and an Award for Older Readers, along with a list of honors books.
In 2011, the awards were merged with the other American Bookseller Association awards and are now presented in conjunction with the Indies Children's Books Awards. The original Read Aloud Awards for Older Readers has been renamed to the E.B White Award for Middle Readers.
I hope you find something for your kids to read.
What is your favorite E.B. White Book?
2011 E.B. White Picture Book Award Winner
2011 E.B. White Middle Reader Winner
Past Winners of the E.B. White Read Aloud for Older Readers
The award for older readers was started in 2006 when the original award was renamed to the picture book award. One of my daughters's favorite books is the 2008 winner The Mysterious Benedict Society.
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Current and Past E.B. White Read Aloud Picture Honors Books
In 2009, the E.B. White awards started providing a list of honors books along with the winners. These honors books are listed below and by clicking through can be purchased from Amazon.
Current and Past E.B. White honors books for Middle Readers
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon also won the The 2010 Josette Frank Award and was a 2010 Newbery honors book.
Books by E.B. White
E.B. White was born in 1899 and was an author of Children's books, Adult books, and wrote for the New Yorker Magazine.