Every year, three literary awards are handed out with the assistance of the Vermont Department of Libraries. We are grateful to the Friends of the Library for the donation of these wonderful reads!
RED CLOVER BOOK AWARDS
The Red Clover Book Award is designed for children in Kindergarten through 4th grade. Each year thousands of Vermont school children read the 10 nominated picture books and vote for their favorite. The award has been handed out annually since 1997.
Linked are the 2016-2017 Red Clover Award Nominees. Be sure to read them all and cast your vote in April 2017.
DOROTHY CANFIELD FISHER BOOK AWARDS
The Dorothy Canfield Fisher (DCF) Book Award was created to honor excellence in children’s literature. Each year since 1957, Vermont students in grades 4 – 8 have selected their favorite book from a list of 30 nominees. It is recommended that students read at least five of the nominated titles before voting.
Linked is the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children’s Book Award Master List 2016 – 2017. Be sure to read them all and cast your vote in April 2017.
View 2016-2017 Dorothy Canfield Fisher eBook & audiobook versions through ListenUp Vermont. Login required.
GREEN MOUNTAIN BOOK AWARDS
(GRADES 9 – 12)
The Green Mountain Book Award (GMBA), initiated in 2005, is a reader’s choice award for Vermont students in grades 9 – 12. The program is intended to encourage high schoolers to become enthusiastic and discriminating readers. It is recommended that students read at least three of the year’s 15 nominated titles before voting in the spring.
Linked is the Green Mountain Book Award Master List 2016-2017. Be sure to read them all and cast your vote in April 2017.
View 2016-2017 Green Mountain eBook & audiobook versions through ListenUp Vermont. Login required.