The finalists for the 2012 3 Apples Children’s Choice Book Award have been announced. The lists of the top 15 nominees in each of the categories is available in the press releases found on the 3 Apples Book Award website:

Start reading and get ready to vote in April 2012.

The 3 Apples Book Award Committee would like to thank all of the school and public librarians who participated in the nomination process. For further information, please visit the 3 Apples Book Award website:

A New York State Children’s Choice Award, jointly sponsored by the Youth Services Section and the Section of School Librarians of the New York Library Association.