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Kids' Choice Award
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Syndication

This year we expanded the SB&F Prize program locally by envolving DC are children in the Subaru Loves Science! Kids' Choice Award. Five area schools particpated in the program. Over 500 K-8 students read the four finalist books in both the Children's and Middle Grades categories of the SB&F Prize. The students discussed the books in class and completed voting ballets. Over 2,000 books total were read! Participating students received a hat and certificate.

And the winners are.....

Children's Science Picture Book:
Bones by Steve Jenkins. (Scholastic, 2010)

Middle Grades Science Book:
The Secret of the Yellow Death: A True Story of Medical Sleuthing by Susan Jermain. (Houghton Mifflin, 2010)

Participating schools:

  • Cora Kelly School for Math, Science & Technology, Alexandria, VA
  • Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science, Washington, DC
  • Saint Anselm's Abbey School, Washington, DC
  • Sidwell Friends Middle School, Washington, DC
  • Strathmore Elementary School, Silver Spring, MD


Posted 15 Feb 2011 2:20 PM by Heather Malcomson