Red Clover Award Nominees

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The Red Clover Book Award is designed for children in kindergarten through fourth grade. Each year thousands of Vermont school children read the 10 nominated picture books and vote for their favorite in the spring. The award has been handed out annually since 1997. Titles in our collection are in italics.


Author Title
Blackall, Sophie If You Come to Earth
Bryant, Jen Above the Rim: How Elgin Baylor Changed Basketball
Fan, Terry, Eric, & Devin The Barnabus Project
Fleming, Candace Honeybee: the busy life of Apis mellifera
Pimentel, Annette Bay All the Way to the Top: How One Girl’s Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything
Pinkney, Jerry The Little Mermaid
Rex, Michael Facts vs. Opinions vs. Robots
Shiraishi, Ashima How to Solve a Problem: The Rise (and Falls) of a Rock-Climbing Champion
Walker, Tricia Elam Nana Akua Goes to School
Yolen, Jane, & Heidi E.Y. Stemple I Am the Storm