Many people know James Patterson as a ridiculously prolific adult author, and some readers may know that he also writes books for children. I’ve just learned about his website, ReadKiddoRead.com, which is dedicated to children’s literacy AND which honors the books that are the best at turning kids on to reading with a KIDDOS Award.
“The KIDDOS honor those books published in the last year that were the best at turning kids on to reading, the strongest at lighting the spark that takes a young reader from one book to the next and the next and the next.”
Voting is now underway for the 2013 recipients. There are five categories to vote on, including best series in which Hades: Lord of the Dead, the fourth book in George O’Connor’s Olympians series, is nominated. (Read TurtleAndRobot’s review of Zeus: King of the Gods, the first book in the series here.)
In honor of the nomination, O’Connor created this fantastic comic which he has forced allowed me to share here.