Parents' Choice Book Award2008

Given by Parents' Choice Foundation

113 Works 31,687 Books 1,776 Reviews ½ 4.0

(1978–2022)

The Parents' Choice Award was an award presented by the non-profit Parents' Choice Foundation to recognize "the very best products for children of different ages and backgrounds, and

show more of varied skill and interest levels." It was considered a "prestigious" award among children's products, and had been described by the Cincinnati Enquirer as the industry equivalent of an Academy Award.


The Parents' Choice Awards were established in 1978 by Diana Huss Green, who was then the president of the Parents' Choice Foundation. The award recipients were determined by a committee of educators, scientists, performing artists, librarians, parents and children. One of six award commendations were given to award winners: Classic, Gold, Silver, Recommended, Approved or "Fun Stuff." show less

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WorkCategoryYear
Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope by Jenna Bush
Audio2008
The Baby in the Hat by Allan Ahlberg
2008
Starlight Goes to Town by Harry Allard
2008
My Dad's a Birdman by David Almond
2008
Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson
2008
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II: The Kingdom on the Waves by M. T. Anderson
2008
The Seer of Shadows by Avi
2008
Max's Dragon by Kate Banks
2008
The Truth About My Bat Mitzvah by Nora Raleigh Baskin
2008
Explore Within a Pirate Ship (Explore Within) by Paul Beck
2008
The Field Guide to Safari Animals (Field Guides) by Paul Beck
2008
Uncover a Dog (Uncover Books) by Paul Beck
2008
The Secret History of Giants by Ari Berk
2008
Big Bad Bunny by Franny Billingsley
2008
Cool Zone with the Pain and the Great One by Judy Blume
2008
Swords: An Artist's Devotion by Ben Boos
2008
The Umbrella Queen by Shirin Yim Bridges
2008
Little Beauty by Anthony Browne
2008
The World Almanac for Kids Puzzler Deck: Early Reading, Ages 3 to 5, Grades PreK-1 by Lynn Brunelle
2008
World Almanac Puzzler Deck by Lynn Brunelle
2008
A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams by Jen Bryant
2008
You Were Loved Before You Were Born by Eve Bunting
2008
A Thousand Never Evers by Shana Burg
2008
Night Running: How James Escaped with the Help of His Faithful Dog by Elisa Carbone
2008
Yoga For Teens Card Deck by Mary Kaye Chryssicas
2008
The Story of Inventions by Anna Claybourne
2008
Freedom Train by Evelyn Coleman
2008
The Nutcracker Ballet: A Book, Theater, and Paper Doll Fold-out Play Set by Mara Conlon
2008
Lila and the secret of the rain by David Conway
2008
Louise, The Adventures of a Chicken by Kate DiCamillo
2008
Mercy Watson Thinks Like a Pig by Kate DiCamillo
2008
Around The World Cookbook by Abigail Johnson Dodge
2008
Mary and the Mouse, The Mouse and Mary by Beverly Donofrio
2008
Yours for Justice, Ida B. Wells: The Daring Life of a Crusading Journalist by Philip Dray
2008
Forever Young by Bob Dylan
2008
Dodsworth in New York by Tim Egan
2008
If You're So Smart, How Come You Can't Spell Mississippi? by Barbara Esham
2008
Last to Finish: A Story About the Smartest Boy in Math Class (Adventures of Everyday Geniuses) by Barbara Esham
2008
Mrs. Gorski I Think I Have the Wiggle Fidgets (The Adventures of Everyday Geniuses) by Barbara Esham
2008
Stacey Coolidge's Fancy-Smancy Cursive Handwriting (Highlights Character's Handwriting Difficulty and Creative Writing Strength) (The Adventures of Everyday Geniuses) by Barbara Esham
2008
March On!: The Day My Brother Martin Changed the World by Christine King Farris
2008
Anila's Journey by Mary Finn
2008
The Trouble Begins at 8: A Life of Mark Twain in the Wild, Wild West by Sid Fleischman
2008
Say Hello by Jack Foreman
2008
The Contest Between the Sun and the Wind: An Aesop's Fable by Heather Forest
2008
Josephine Wants to Dance by Jackie French
2008
Crime Lab: Catch the Thief by Hunter Fulghum
2008
Hogwash by Arthur Geisert
2008
The Wolves Are Back by Jean Craighead George
2008
Uncover a Dolphin (Uncover Books) by David George Gordon
2008
Just Grace Walks the Dog (The Just Grace Series) by Charise Mericle Harper
2008
The Human Body: Lift the Flap and Learn by Pascale Hédelin
2008
Old Bear by Kevin Henkes
2008
That Book Woman by Heather Henson
2008
The Dog Who Belonged to No One by Amy Hest
2008
Fanny by Holly Hobbie
2008
Dinosaurs: The Most Complete, Up-to-Date Encyclopedia for Dinosaur Lovers of All Ages by Dr. Thomas R. Holtz Jr.
2008
The Field Guide to Rain Forest Animals (Field Guides) by Nancy Honovich
2008
My One Hundred Adventures by Polly Horvath
2008
Sally Gets a Job by Stephen Huneck
2008
The Fisherman and His Wife by Rachel Isadora
2008
Skunkdog by Emily Jenkins
2008
Sourpuss And Sweetie Pie by Norton Juster
2008
Alice's Birthday Pig by Tim Kennemore
2008
Owney, the Mail-Pouch Pooch by Mona Kerby
2008
What To Do About Alice?: How Alice Roosevelt Broke the Rules, Charmed the World, and Drove Her Father Teddy Crazy! by Barbara Kerley
2008
Night of the Moon: A Muslim Holiday Story by Hena Khan
2008
Stormy's Hat: Just Right for a Railroad Man by Eric A. Kimmel
2008
Trainstop by Barbara Lehman
2008
Horse Song: The Naadam of Mongolia by Ted Lewin
2008
Birds on a Wire: A Renga 'round Town by J. Patrick Lewis
2008
The Willoughbys by Lois Lowry
2008
The Way We Work: Getting to Know the Amazing Human Body by David Macaulay
2008
Trick of the Tale: A Collection of Trickster Tales by John Matthews
2008
Way Up and Over Everything by Alice McGill
2008
Forever Rose by Hilary McKay
2008
When I Crossed No-Bob by Margaret McMullan
2008
The Mozart Question by Michael Morpurgo
2008
Indian Tales by Shenaaz Nanji
2008
Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out by National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance.
2008
Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai by Claire A. Nivola
2008
Greetings From Nowhere by Barbara O'Connor
2008
Doctor All-Knowing: A Folk Tale from the Brothers Grimm by Doris Orgel
2008
Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation by Andrea Davis Pinkney
2008
Vocabulary Power: Sound-A-Likes by PlayBac
2008
Sounds of the Wild: Ocean (Pledger Sounds) by Maurice Pledger
2008
My Dog May Be a Genius by Jack Prelutsky
2008
Alive: The Living, Breathing Human Body Book by DK
2008
Earth Matters by DK
2008
Lady Liberty: A Biography by Doreen Rappaport
2008
Elephants Never Forget! by Anushka Ravishankar
2008
I Feel a Foot! by Maranke Rinck
2008
Fun with Hieroglyphs by Catharine Roehrig
2008
A Kitten Tale by Eric Rohmann
2008
Poison by Tammi Salzano
2008
AMERICA: The Making of a Nation by Charlie Samuels
2008
Pilgrim's Progress: A Retelling by Gary D. Schmidt
2008
How I Learned Geography by Uri Shulevitz
2008
Oberon, Or, Huon de Bourdeaux: A Mask. And Orestes: a Tragedy by William Sotheby
2008
Smiles to Go by Jerry Spinelli
2008
A Knight's City: With Amazing Pop-Ups and an Interactive Tour of Life in a Medieval City! by Philip Steele
2008
Vote (Eyewitness Books) by Philip Steele
2008
Little by Little by Amber Stewart
2008
Roadwork by Sally Sutton
2008
The House in the Night by Susan Marie Swanson
2008
Simms Taback's Safari Animals by Simms Taback
2008
Letters from the Campaign Trail: LaRue for Mayor by Mark Teague
2008
The Last of the High Kings by Kate Thompson
2008
Dr. Frankenstein's Human Body Book by Richard Walker
2008
10 Things I Can Do to Help My World by Melanie Walsh
2008
The Empty Kingdom by Elizabeth Wein
2008
Steel Town by Jonah Winter
2008
The Story Blanket by Ferida Wolff
2008

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(1978–2022)

The Parents' Choice Award was an award presented by the non-profit Parents' Choice Foundation to recognize "the very best products for children of different ages and backgrounds, and of varied skill and interest levels." It was considered a "prestigious" award among children's products, and had been described by the Cincinnati Enquirer as the industry equivalent of an Academy Award.


The Parents' Choice Awards were established in 1978 by Diana Huss Green, who was then the president of the Parents' Choice Foundation. The award recipients were determined by a committee of educators, scientists, performing artists, librarians, parents and children. One of six award commendations were given to award winners: Classic, Gold, Silver, Recommended, Approved or "Fun Stuff."

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URL: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parents%27_Choice_Award
(659), +4 to BN.com's listing (655). To be reconciled. (English, Member-written)

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