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The Parents' Choice Award is an award presented by the
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Parents' Choice Foundation to recognize "the very best products for children of different ages and backgrounds, and of varied skill and interest levels." It is considered a "prestigious" award among children's products, and has been described by the '' Cincinnati Enquirer'' as the industry equivalent of an
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. The Parents' Choice Awards were established in 1978 by Diana Huss Green, who was then the president of the Parents' Choice Foundation. The award recipients are determined by a committee of educators, scientists, performing artists, librarians, parents and children. One of six award commendations are given to award winners: Classic, Gold, Silver, Recommended, Approved or "Fun Stuff." The awards are held annually.


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Parents' Choice Foundation
American children's literary awards Children's media and toys awards Game awards Awards established in 1978 1978 establishments in the United States {{Award-stub