Monday, February 6, 2017

It's time to cast your vote!

Vote Now or Vote online by March 17, 2017


Children in grades 4, 5, and 6 are eligible to vote if they have read, or have heard read aloud, at least five of the books from the 2017-2018 Master List.

Requirements and deadlines


See the links below for the Official On-line and In-House Ballots to Salem State University.

Google Docs will close the Official Ballot link at 11:59 pm on Friday, March 17, 2017.If you are unable to access the ballots, please email

The 2017 MCBA winners will be announced on the website on Monday, April 3, 2017.

Each participating school will receive a certificate of participation with the name of the winning book selected by the children as the winner of the 2017 Massachusetts Children’s Book Award.


2018 Nominees:

For further information about the Massachusetts Children’s Book Award, please contact Dr. Cami Condie at Salem State University at (978)542-2185 or e-mail

This award is sponsored by Salem State University.