Booth Library’s seventh annual Edible Book Festival was held on April 10 to kick off National Library Week.
Awards were presented in the following categories: Dean’s Choice, People’s Choice, Children’s Book Theme, Student Entry, Family Entry and Funniest Pun. Pictures of all of the award winners can be found on the library website, library.eiu.edu, and on the Booth Library Facebook page.
The winners were as follows:
Dean’s Choice: gold medal, “It’s Okay to be Different” by Katie Jenkins; silver medal, “Hansel and Gretel” by Georgia and Carol Ryan.
People’s Choice: gold medal, “The Lollipop Guild Welcomes You to Munchkin Land” by Ellen Corrigan; silver medal, “Frog and Toad,” by Sam and Avelynn Dick with Debbie Meadows; honorable mention, “Hidden Figures” by Beth Heldebrandt.
Children’s Book: best in show, “Ten Little Sisters,” by Lana Hill; honorable mention, “Math Potatoes” by Ann Brownson and “Tacky and the Haunted Igloo” by Billy Hung.
Family Entry: best in show, “The Snowy Day,” by Caitlin and Oliver Rednour; honorable mention, “The Nutmeg of Consolation” by Sarah and Mark Johnson.
Funniest Pun: best in show, “Harry Potter” by Alice Dick and Debbie Meadows; honorable mention, “Much Ado About Muffins” by Heather Wohltman.
Student Entry: best in show, “The Missing Piece” by Ian and Liam Corrigan.