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Nebraska Golden Sower Award winners for 2016 announced!

May 02, 2016

Announcing the winners of the 2016 Golden Sower Awards!:

Primary –

 Winner:   The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt, illus. by Oliver Jeffers

 Honor:    That Is Not a Good Idea by Mo Willems   - ** Wakefield favorite!!

  My Crocodile Does Not Bite by Joe Kulka


Intermediate –

 Winner:   Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein

 Honor:     Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff   ** Wakefield favorite!!

                  Darling, Mercy Dog of World War I by Alison Hart, illus. by Michael G. Montgomery


Young Adult –

 Winner:   Stung by Bethany Wiggins         

 Honor:     The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau        ** Wakefield favorite!!

   The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die by April Henry


The Nebraska Golden Sower Committee says:

Thank you to all of the 69,432 students who read the Golden Sower Award nominees this year and voted for their favorite book.  And also a big THANK YOU to all of the teachers, media specialists and librarians who promoted the books in their schools and libraries.  You help make the program a success!

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