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    Come check out the Arkansas Diamond Award Nominees.  Students in grades 1 - 3 vote on their favorite book at the end of the year.  These votes are sent to the state and added to votes from students all over Arkansas to determine the winner of the award.  

     

    Because of COVID-19, students did not vote at the end of the 2020 Spring semester.  Instead, they will vote in the fall for their favorites!

    The Arkansas Diamond nominees for 2019-2020 are:

     Bogan, Carmen. Where’s Rodney? 

    Choldenko, Gennifer. Dad and the Dinosaur     

    Cline-Ransome, Lesa. Before She Was Harriet

    Crimi, Carolyn. There Might Be Lobsters  

    Daywalt, Drew. Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors  

    Eaton, Jason Carter. Great, Now We’ve Got Barbarians!      

    Gerstein, Mordicai. Boy and the Whale  

    Guglielmo, Amy. Pocket Full of Colors   

    Kelley, Gerald. Please Please the Bees  

    Meisel, Paul. My Awesome Summer by P. Mantis   

    Polacco, Patricia. Remembering Vera 

    Reynolds, Aaron. Creepy Pair of Underwear! 

    Santat, Dan. After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again

     

    The Charlie May Simon Award is for books that are appropriate for students in grades 4 - 6.  These books are available in the Williams Magnet Elementary library for check out now.  Students will vote on their favorites in May.  

    Children must have read or heard at least three of the books from this list in order to be eligible to vote.

    The Charlie May Simon Award Nominees for 2019-2020 are:

    Applegate, Katherine. WISHTREE

    Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker. THE WAR I FINALLY WON

    Brown, Don and Mike Perfit. OLDER THAN DIRT: A WILD BUT TRUE HISTORY OF EARTH

    Clements, Andrew. LOSER’S CLUB

    Davis, Mandy. SUPERSTAR

    Giff, Patricia Reilly. GENEVIEVE’S WAR

    Gratz, Alan. BAN THIS BOOK

    Holt, Kimberly Willis. BLOOMING AT THE TEXAS SUNRISE MOTEL

    Key, Watt. HIDEOUT

    Korman, Gordon. RESTART

    Newman, Catherine. ONE MIXED-UP NIGHT

    Sheinkin, Steve. UNDEFEATED; JIM THORPE AND THE CARLISLE INDIAN SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM

    Spinelli, Jerry. THE WARDEN’S DAUGHTER

    Terry, Ellie. FORGET ME NOT

    Wolk, Lauren. BEYOND THE BRIGHT SEA.

     

     

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