Every Child a Reader, a nonprofit organization providing literacy outreach through the Children’s Book Council, has announced the winners of the 2022 Kids’ Book Choice Awards. The awards, the only national book prize selected by young readers across the country, highlight a selection of books children enjoyed throughout the year.

The 2022 winners in all 12 categories are:

Book of the Year: Kindergarten to 2nd Grade

We All Play: kimêtawânaw, written and illustrated by Julie Flett (Greystone Kids)

Age 4-7: Best Picture Book Dream Team

Andrew Root and Erin Kraan, creators of Nerdycorn (Simon & Schuster/Beach Lane)

Age 4-7: Favorite Illustrated Character

Misty from Misty the Cloud: A Very Stormy Day by Dylan Dreyer, illustrated by Rosie Butcher

(Random House)

Age 8-11: Favorite World Changer

Characters from Black Boy Joy by Kwame Mbalia (Delacorte)

Age 8-11: Best Info Meets Graphics

Big Brain Book: How It Works and All Its Quirks by Leanne Boucher Gill (Magination Press)

Book of the Year: 3rd to 5th Grade

Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Floyd Cooper (Lerner/Carolrhoda)

Age 12-14: Favorite Book Cover

Beasts and Beauty: Dangerous Tales by Soman Chainani, cover art by Julia Iredale (HarperCollins)

Age 12-14: Best Non-Prose Book

This Book Is Feminist by Jamia Wilson, illustrated by Aurélia Durand (Quarto)

Book of the Year: 6th to 8th Grade

Fallout: Spies, Superbombs, and the Ultimate Cold War Showdown by Steve Sheinkin (Roaring Brook)

Age 15-18: Favorite Character Crush

Charlie Spring from Heartstopper #3, written and illustrated by Alice Oseman (Scholastic)

Age 15-18: Best Stellar Storyteller

Jennifer Lynn Barnes, creator of The Hawthorne Legacy (Little, Brown)

Teen Book of the Year

Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo (Dutton)