The Utah Children's Book Award

Children's Book and Media Review, Dec 1987

Children's Book Review

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The Utah Children's Book Award

The U tah Children's Book Award Children's Book Review 0 0 Branscum , Robbie Rostkowski, Margaret King-Smith, Dick Voigt, Cynthia Garrigue, Sheila Gardiner, John R. VandeVelde, Vivian Roberts, Willo Davis Pevsner, Stella Cameron, Ann Byars, Betsy Conrad, Pam Conly, Jane Banks, Lynne Reid O'Dell, Scott Lowry, Lois Lord, Athena Hahn , Mary Howe , James Kline, Suzy Follow this and additional works at: BYU ScholarsArchive Citation Review, Children's Book (1987) "The U tah Children's Book Award," Children's Book and Media Review: Vol. 8: Iss. 4, Article 5. Available at: - The Utah Children's Book Award The Utah Children's Book Award Nominees, 1988 Adventures of lohnny May After the Dancing Days Babe, the Gallant Pig Building Blocks Eternal Spring of Mr . Ito General Butterfingers Hidden Magic Magic Book Me, My Goat and My Sister's Wedding More Stories lulian Tells Not-lust-Anybody Family Prairie Songs Racso and the Rats of NIMH Return of the Indian Streams to the River, River to the Sea Switcharound Today's Special: ZAP. and Zoe Wait Till Helen Comes What Eric Knew What's the Matter with Herbie lones? How Much Is a Million? Dinosaurs Are Different Goose Family Book Great Wall of China To Space and Back Readers who notice references in this issue to the Utah Children's Book Award may be interested to know that this refers to an award that has been sponsored for the past eight years by the Children's Literature Association of Utah (CLAU). This children's choice award has been a good way to encourage a lot of children to read. The number of books read (in . order for a child to be eligible to vote on the nominated books ) has increased from 30 ,200 in 1984- 85 to 48,000 in 1986- 87 . This year ( 1987 -88), besides voting for their favorite from a list of twenty fiction books, children were given the chance to vote for their favorite from five nonfiction books. The results of the children's voting will be announced at the annual meeting on May 14 , 1988 . Following is a list of the books nominated for 1988.

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