2017 Best in Rhyme Award Top 20

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2017 Best in Rhyme Award 

TOP 20

Please take time to read these wonderful rhyming picture books!

Congratulations to the all the authors and illustrators!

2017 BIRA Top 20

Here’s the official 2017

Best in Rhyme Top 20 List!

CAPTAIN BLING’S CHRISTMAS PLUNDER by Rebecca Colby
DORIS THE BOOKASAURUS by Diana Murray
GRIMELDA AND THE SPOOKTACULAR PET SHOW by Diana Murray
EVERYBUNNY DANCE by Ellie Sandall
NOTHING RHYMES WITH ORANGE by Adam Rex
MONSTERS NEED TO SLEEP by Lisa Wheeler
SANTA’S GIFT by Angie Karcher
TRAINS DON’T SLEEP by Andria Rosembaum
THE CASE OF THE STINKY STENCH by Josh Funk
LOVE IS by Diane Adams
GRANDMA’S TINY HOUSE: A COUNTING STORY by JaNay Brown-Woods
MIGHTY, MIGHTY CONSTRUCTION SITE by Sherri Duskey Rinker
THE POMEGRANATE WITCH by Denise Doyen
MONSTER’S NEW UNDIESby Samantha Berger
READY, SET, BUILD by Meg Fleming
LITTLE EXCAVATOR by Anna Dewdney
TWINDERELLA by Corey Rosen Schwartz
FLASHLIGHT NIGHT by Matt Forest Esenwine
THE HAWK OF THE CASTLE by Danna Smith
HOOT AND HONK by Leslie Helakoski

Watch for Top 10 Best in Rhyme Award books of 2017 announced mid-November.

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The final 2017 Best in Rhyme Award announcement will be on February 3, 2018 in New York City at the KidLitTV Studio.

Thank you to Julie Gribble at KidLit TV

Take a peek at the Best in Rhyme Rubric

used for scoring.

The Best in Rhyme committee is a group of dedicated Rhyme Revolution members. They have been busy reading, reviewing and scoring the nominated rhyming picture books for 2017. Members of the Rhyme Revolution Group nominated books for consideration.

Many thanks to this wonderful committee!! ❤

Angie

 

The 2017 Best in Rhyme Award Committee:

Manju Howard

Debbie Vidovich

Sherri Rivers

Cathy C. Hall

Kenda Henthorn

Annie Bailey

Gayle C. Krause

Deb Williams

Darlene Ivy

Suzy Leopold

Jill Richards

 

Angie Karcher – Award Founder

 

*Due to the fact that Angie Karcher has a rhyming picture book nominated for this award, she has not been involved in the reading or scoring of any of the nominated books this year. The committee has been in charge of making the final decisions concerning the winner(s) of this award.

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11 thoughts on “2017 Best in Rhyme Award Top 20

  1. Angie,
    I read all of the top twenty in rhyme last year. and I so enjoyed reading the blogposts for the Rhyming Revolution. Thanks for posting this year’s nominations.
    Sue

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