The TBA committee created a great video to present the winning book as well as the top five and the number of votes. You can view the video on their website (follow the link). They also have a downloadable stats sheet that shoes you the all the numbers, which is a new thing for them and I :: heart :: them for it! For those who just want a brief recap check it out below!
Total Votes cast: 176, 569
Out of the 20 books on the 2011-2012 Master List here is the top five:
5th Place with13, 284 votesThe Buddy Files: The Case of the Lost Boy written and illus. by Dori Hillestad Butler
4th Place with 16, 298 votesThe Storm in the Barn written and illus. by Matt Phelan
3rd Place with 18, 924 votes
Out of My Mind written by Sharon Draper
2nd Place with 19, 362 votesGoal! written by Mina Javaherbin and illus. by A. J. Ford
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1st Place Texas Bluebonnet Award Winner with 28, 961 votesThe Strange Case of Origami Yoda written and illus. by Tom Angelberger
There you have it! Now it's onto reading the 2012-2013 list to get ready for the next voting time!