The Children’s Book Council just announced the winners of the Children’s Choice Book Awards. From the press release:

Children across the country voted for their favorite books, author, and illustrator at bookstores, school libraries, and at http://www.BookWeekOnline.com. Close to 55,000 votes were received.

There’s been a bit of discussion/confusion over how the finalists were actually chosen (click here to witness some head scratching at Read Roger), but the winners are as follows:

(click on the image to go to the CBC website)