Beverly Cleary Children's Choice Award Nominees, 2022-2023

The Beverly Cleary Children's Choice Award (BCCCA) is named in honor of Beverly Cleary, the Oregon born children's book author. Children of all ages may vote each spring for their favorite title from the list of nominated books. The winning title is announced on Beverly Cleary's birthday, April 12. Nominations include books targeted to the reading ability of 2nd and 3rd graders or transitional readers.

Updated November 28, 2022
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Learn more about the award at the official BCCCA website!

Puppy problems
Braddock, Paige
A goofy new puppy rocks the world of a high-strung dog and a snarky cat in this hilarious graphic novel for early readers. Crackers is a rescue dog who's a bit on the nervous side, but pretty comfy at home with Butter, a very plump cat who--like all cats--is all about himself....
The powwow dog
Bruchac, Joseph
Our friend hedgehog : the story of us
Castillo, Lauren
From a Caldecott Honor-winning artist comes a cozy classic-in-the-making about finding your friends and sticking together through thick and thin. "Our Friend Hedgehog feels like a modern-day Winnie the Pooh. It's so warm and full of joy and love. It's got classic...
Here comes Lolo
Daly, Niki
A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection Part of Niki Daly's Lolo series For Lolo, every day's a new adventure. Whether it's earning gold stars at school or returning a lost ring, she's ready for anything. Follow along with Lolo as she learns lessons about...
Mindy Kim and the yummy seaweed business
Lee, Lyla
Fresh Off the Boat meets Junie B. Jones in this first novel in an adorable new chapter book series about Mindy Kim, a young Asian American girl who is starting a snack business! Mindy Kim just wants three things: 1. A puppy! 2. To fit in at her new school ...

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