Sunday, March 16, 2014

And the Red Dot winners for 2013-2014 are......

The 2013-2014 Red Dot Book Awards - with over 6,000 votes from 13 schools cast in total over the four categories.  Below are the Singapore-wide winners.
Early Years:
  • 1st place:  Extra Yarn
  • 2nd place:  99 Tadpoles
  • 3rd place:  Too Many Elephants
Younger Readers:
  • 1st place: Sherlock Sam and the Missing Heirloom in Katong
  • 2nd place:  Fortunately the Milk
  • 3rd place: Zita the Spacegirl
Older Readers:
  • 1st place:  Itch
  • 2nd place:  Flora & Ulysses
  • 3rd place:  The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas
Mature Readers:
  • 1st place:  172 Hours on the Moon
  • 2nd place:  The Ocean at the End of the Lane
  • 3rd place:  Boxers and Saints
For schools that had students submit votes via the online voting form, I have sent you each an email telling you what the top three books in each category were for your school.  (Those of you who submitted only block votes to me for tallying already know your own winners.)

The Readers Cup competition (based on a subset of the Red Dot shortlists) will be held May 22nd at the Canadian International School, Lakeside Campus.  The competition booklists will be announced within the next few days.