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Friday, February 18, 2011

4th Graders Cast Their Votes!

This was the week that all fourth graders who read at least 3 of the books nominated for the Rhode Island Children's Book Award got to vote for their favorite! Students -- not adults -- select which book will win the award each year. (To learn more about the award, please visit

Today I counted their responses, and at our school the winner was Adventures in Cartooning! I will send our totals to the committee, and they will add up all the votes from across Rhode Island. The winner of the award will be announced in March...stay tuned!

Here are the complete results for Ashaway School:

(Number of Votes) -- Book Title

(9) - Adventures in Cartooning
(5) - 11 Birthdays
(4) - Umbrella Summer
(3) - Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
(2) - Dying to Meet You
(2) - Kenny and the Dragon
(2) - The Magic Thief
(2) - Wishworks, Inc.
(1) - The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg
(1) - Never Smile at a Monkey
(1) - Redwoods
(1) - Tricking the Tallyman
(1) - Wild Girl