Parents' Choice, a nonprofit consumer guide to toys and media for children, has announced its 1993 storybook awards.

The selections were made by publishers, nominating jurors, schoolchildren in Atlanta and Parents' Choice book editor Kemie Nix. "It's an annual list that intends to compete vigorously with TV, MTV and video games," the magazine said. "Often, we're told, it triumphs."Nix says: "Books that strike flint in the minds and hearts of children, books that tickle their funny bones, that grab them by the emotions, that tell them something about their own lives and how they should live them are books kids go for and come back to." Among the winners:

-"The Story of Lightning and Thunder." By Ashley Bryan. Atheneum ($14.95). Ages 4-8.

-"Burton and Stanley." By Frank O'Rourke. Illustrated by Jonathan Allen. Godine ($15.95). Ages 6-10.

-"Rats on the Range and Other Stories." By James Marshall. Dial ($12.99). Ages 6-10.

-"How to Be Cool in the Third Grade." By Betsy Duffey. Illustrated by Janet Wilson. Viking ($12.99). Ages 7-10.

-"Baseball Saved Us." By Ken Mochizuki. Illustrated by Dom Lee. Lee & Low ($14.95). Ages 8-11.

-"Mieko and the Fifth Treasure." By Eleanor Coerr. Putnam ($13.95). Ages 7-10.

-"Grab Hands and Run." By Frances Temple. Orchard ($14.95). Ages 8-12.

-"The Wainscott Weasel." By Tor Seidler. Illustrated by Fred Marcellino. HarperCollins ($20). Ages 8-12.

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-"The Real Plato Jones." By Nina Bawden. Clarion ($13.95). Ages 8-12.

-"McMummy." By Betsy Byars. Viking ($13.99). Ages 8-11.

-"Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery." By Russell Freedman. Clarion ($17.95). Ages 9-up.

-"Here's to You, Rachel Robinson." By Judy Blume. Orchard ($14.95). Ages 10-up.

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