The 2016 Children’s Choice Book Awards winners have been announced. The announcement is a highlight of Children's Book Week, which is running this year from May 2–8. The Children’s Choice Book Awards are the only national book awards program where the winning titles are selected by children and teens; they were launched in 2008 by the Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader.

Kindergarten-2nd Grade Book of the Year

The Little Shop of Monsters by R.L. Stine, illus. by Marc Brown (Little, Brown)

3rd-4th Grade Book of the Year

I’m Trying to Love Spiders by Bethany Barton (Viking)

5th-6th Grade Book of the Year

Hilo Book 1: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth by Judd Winick (Random House)

Teen Book of the Year

All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven (Knopf)

Children's Choice Debut Author

Alex Gino for George (Scholastic Press)

Teen Choice Debut Author

Kelly Loy Gilbert for Conviction (Disney-Hyperion)

Children's Choice Illustrator

Kate Beaton for The Princess and the Pony (Scholastic/Levine)