Sequoyah Award Nominees 2019

  Children and teens can vote for the next Sequoyah Award winning book!  The three masterlists below were created by the Oklahoma Library Association to appeal to children in a variety of situations, interests and reading levels.  The books on the masterlists are not intended to be an automatic recommendation of the books.  Students must… Continue Reading Sequoyah Award Nominees 2019

New Books 12/18/17

When you see a book that has won an award, or several awards, you may wonder what that means.  There are several posts on this website that describe the various awards, who is responsible for selecting the winners, what the winners receive, etc.  Search Book Awards on our website to find them.  This week’s books… Continue Reading New Books 12/18/17

The 2017 National Book Awards

Established in 1950, the National Book Award is an American literary prize administered by the National Book Foundation, a nonprofit organization. The mission of the National Book Foundation and the National Book Awards is to celebrate the best of American literature, to expand its audience, and to enhance the cultural value of great writing in… Continue Reading The 2017 National Book Awards

The Christy Awards

The Christy Award™ is a program of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) and is the foremost award honoring and promoting excellence in Christian fiction since 1999. It is named for Catherine Marshall’s novel, Christy, which has sold over 10 million copies since its publication in 1967.  These awards were established to acknowledge the value and impact… Continue Reading The Christy Awards