The winner of the 2012 Rhode Island Children's Book Award has been announced! And the winner, with 1, 213 votes is.... The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger!
Coming in second place with 730 votes is Pop: The Invention of Bubblegum by Meghan McCarthy and in third place with 675 votes is Lulu and the Brontosaurus by Judith Viorst.
There were 6,954 total votes from 73 schools and 1 public library.