Texas Bluebonnet Award
The Texas Bluebonnet Award is a statewide children’s choice award program in which students in grades 3-6 who have read a required number of nominated books vote for their favorite from the master reading list. The award program is sponsored by the Texas Library Association. Additional information is available at www.txla.org/TBA
Award Winning Books
The Caldecott Medal
The Randolph Caldecott Medal has been awarded annually since 1938, under the supervision of the American Library Association to honor the ARTIST of the most distinguished American picture book for children published in the United States during the preceding year.
The Newbery Medal
The Newbery Medal has been awarded annually since 1922, under the supervision of the American Library Association, to the AUTHOR of the most distinguished contribution to literature for children published in the U.S. during the preceding year.
The Coretta Scott King Award
The Coretta Scott King Award is presented annually by the Coretta Scott King Task Force of the American Library Association. Recipients are authors and illustrators of African descent whose distinguished books promote an understanding and appreciation of the “American Dream.” The award is given to both an ARTIST and an AUTHOR.
Additional information about all of these awards is available at www.ala.org.
2 X 2 Reading List Book Series
The Texas Library Association sponsors the 2X2 Reading List solely to encourage free voluntary reading. The recommended titles are for children age 2 to grade 2. Additional information is available at www.txla.org.
Recommended Juvenile Series located in the Juvenile Fiction and Series Collections. For more suggestions, stop by the children’s desk in the library. BookLetters Newsletters
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