Parents' Choice Award

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Parents' Choice Award is an award presented by the non-profit Parents' Choice Foundation to recognize "the very best products for children of different ages and backgrounds, and of varied skill and interest levels."[1] It is considered a "prestigious" award among children's products,[2] and has been described as the industry equivalent of an Academy Award.[3] Awards are given out in the following categories: audio, books, DVD, magazines, computer software, television, toys, and video games.

The awards are determined by a committee of educators, scientists, performing artists, librarians, parents and children. Approximately 20% of items submitted to the committee will receive an award of some kind.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Parents' Choice Awards". Parents' Choice Foundation. Retrieved 2009-03-17. 
  2. ^ Nahas, Donna Kutt (January 17, 1999). "Books and Authors With Roots on the Island; Lending a Guiding Hand By Her Children's Books". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-03-17. 
  3. ^ Carter, Reon (December 2, 1995). "Parents Can Consult Plenty Of `Top Toys' Lists". Cincinnati Enquirer (reprinted in Seattle Times). Retrieved 2009-03-17. 

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