Every year, three literary awards are handed out with the assistance of the Vermont Department of Libraries. The deadline for all three awards is April 25, 2016 and the winners will be announced in May.
Red Clover Book Awards
The Red Clover Book Award is designed for children in Kindergarten through 4th grade. Each year thousands of Vermont school children read the 10 nominated picture books and vote for their favorite. The award has been handed out annually since 1997.
View the 2016 nominees and place your vote for the 2016 Red Clover Awards.
Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Awards
The Dorothy Canfield Fisher (DCF) Book Award was created to honor excellence in children’s literature. Each year since 1957, Vermont students in grades 4 – 8 have selected their favorite book from a list of 30 nominees. It is recommended that students read at least five of the nominated titles before voting.
View the 2016 nominees and place your vote for the 2016 DCF Awards.
Green Mountain Book Awards
(grades 9 – 12)
The Green Mountain Book Award (GMBA), initiated in 2005, is a reader’s choice award for Vermont students in grades 9 – 12. The program is intended to encourage high schoolers to become enthusiastic and discriminating readers. It is recommended that students read at least three of the year’s 15 nominated titles before voting in the spring.
View the 2016 nominees and place your vote for the 2016 Green Mountain Book Awards.
Be sure to vote for your favorites and enjoy the reading adventure along the way!