The 2013 Beverly Cleary Children's Choice Award winner has been announced! The winning book is Lulu and the Brontosaurus by Judith Viorst. This is the story about Lulu and how her parents refuse to give in when she demands a brontosaurus for her birthday. So she sets out into the woods to find her own dinosaur. But when Lulu finds a brontosaurus, she learns that her potential pet has other intentions.
School children all over Oregon voted for their favorite book from a list of six suggested books. The books nomiated for the award are targeted to the interests and reading level of second and third graders. The award was created by and sponsored by the Oregon Association of School Libraries and is named after local children's author, Beverly Cleary.