Voting for the 2012 Children’s Choice Book Awards, sponsored by the Children’s Book Council, is now open! Children and teens are encouraged to cast their vote among 30 finalists in six different categories. Categories include Book of the Year awards for K-2nd grade, 3rd-4th grade, 5th-6th grade, and Teens. There are also awards for Author of the Year and Illustrator of the Year. To cast your vote and see a list of winners for previous years, visit http://www.bookweekonline.com/voting. Voting ends May 3, and the winners will be announced at the annual Children’s Choice Book Awards Gala on May 7 as part of Children’s Book Week.