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Hänsel & Gretel Readers' Choice Award 2017
Congratulations to the 2017 Winner:
Jinx by Sage Blackwood!
The Hänsel & Gretel Readers’ Choice Award was established to give students in Grades 3-6 in international schools in Germany a voice in the literary community. It is their opportunity to nominate and vote for their favourite books. Every year 16 book nominees compete against each other in a series of rounds of voting - ending in a head-to-head battle between two books! The winner is declared in February. For more behind-the-scenes information, visit the award’s official website here.
Voting Eligibility: Students must read 4 books in order to be eligible to vote. Grades 3-5 students will vote during library classes. Grade 6 students please vote personally with a librarian.
All Book Nominees 2017
Bunnicula by James Howe
Charlie Joe Jackson (series) by Tom Greenwald
Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate
Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse by Chris Riddell
Greetings from Somewhere (series) by Harper Paris
Guinea Dog by Patrick Jennings
Hamish and the Neverpeople by Danny Wallace
A Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord
How to Train Your Dragon (series) by Cressida Cowell
Jinx by Sage Blackwood
Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo
Momo by Michael Ende
Otis Dooda by Ellen Potter
Stink and the Attack of the Slime Mold by Megan McDonald
Trash Mountain by Jane Yolen
The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Bradley
B.I.S. Voting Schedule
Round One Vote: January 9-13
Quarter Final Vote: January 22-27
Semi-Final Vote: February 6-10
Final Vote: February 20-24
The winning book will be announced on March 6, 2017!