Volunteer State Book AwardNomineePrimary2013

Given by Tennessee Library Association

Andre Navne: TASL Volunteer State Book Children's Choice Award (Engelsk)
40 Works 34,480 Books 2,052 Reviews 4.2
Purpose of the Award

The purpose of the Volunteer State Book Award is to promote awareness, interest, and enjoyment of recently published children's and young adult literature of high quality to vis mere the children and teens of Tennessee. The award also hopes to promote literacy and life‐long reading habits by encouraging students to read award‐worthy contemporary literature which broadens understanding of the human experience and provides accurate, factual information. This award will honor outstanding books chosen annually by Tennessee students.




Its Unique Feature

The Volunteer State Book Award differs from awards such as the Newbery and Caldecott Medals in that students choose the book which receives the award each year. Tennessee students from Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade read or have read to them at least three of the twenty titles on the annual master list. They then vote for their favorite book.





Who May Participate?

Any public or private school or public library in Tennessee is eligible to participate. It is not required that the entire school be involved. Each participating school or library system must have a minimum of twelve of the twenty titles per division available.




How Books are Chosen

Twenty books that appeal to students in each grade category are selected by professional librarians and educators who work continuously with students in grades K‐12. Four separate lists are compiled each year.

Books may be fiction or nonfiction.

Only one title of any one author will be included on that year's list.

Only titles published in the current year of voting will be eligible.

Only books by authors residing in the United States are eligible. Authors who reside part‐time in the US are also eligible to receive the award.

Textbooks, anthologies, translations, and books from foreign publishers are not eligible.

Titles from vanity publishers or that have been self‐published are not eligible. Titles that are available only in digital format are likewise not eligible.

All books on the final list will have been read by a minimum of five members of the committee.




How to Vote

Students who have read or had read to them a minimum of three of the twenty books will be allowed to vote.

The library media specialist or public librarian will conduct the voting.

Digital ballots will be posted on the VSBA website. There will be no paper ballots.

Voting opens March 1st and closes April 30th.
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Stages:
Alle, Winner (133), Nominee (1,204), No Stage (2)
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Alle, Primary (40)
Years:
Alle, 2024 (20), 2023 (20), 2022 (20), 2021 (29), 2020 (20), 2019 (20), 2018 (20), 2017 (20), 2016 (20), 2015 (20), 2014 (20), 2013 (40), 2012 (20)

Nominee 40

VærkÅr
Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle af Brian Dennis2013
Mr. Putney's Quacking Dog af Jon Agee2013
Edgar Allan's Official Crime Investigation Notebook af Mary Amato2013
The Plot Chickens af Mary Jane Auch2013
LMNO Peas af Keith Baker2013
Miss Brooks Loves Books (and I don't) af Barbara Bottner2013
Dugout Rivals af Fred Bowen2013
Drizzle af Kathleen Van Cleve2013
School of Fear af Gitty Daneshvari2013
The Pout-Pout Fish af Deborah Diesen2013
Out of My Mind af Sharon M. Draper2013
The Ghost on the Stairs af Chris Eboch2013
The Girl Who Could Fly af Victoria Forester2013
My Name Is Not Isabella: Just How Big Can a Little Girl Dream? af Jennifer Fosberry2013
Storyteller af Patricia Reilly Giff2013
Turtle in Paradise af Jennifer L. Holm2013
Duck for Turkey Day af Jacqueline Jules2013
Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Farm af Jon Katz2013
Crow Call af Lois Lowry2013
Word After Word After Word af Patricia MacLachlan2013
Wonder Horse: The True Story of the World's Smartest Horse af Emily Arnold McCully2013
Even Monsters Need Haircuts af Matthew McElligott2013
Julia Gillian (and The Art Of Knowing) af Alison McGhee2013
Emily's Fortune af Phyllis Reynolds Naylor2013
Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters af Barack Obama2013
The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester af Barbara O'Connor2013
Zero af Kathryn Otoshi2013
The Junkyard Wonders af Patricia Polacco2013
Pizza, Pigs, and Poetry: How to Write a Poem af Jack Prelutsky2013
GUYKU: A Year of Haiku for Boys af Bob Raczka2013
Rain School af James Rumford2013
Interrupting Chicken af David Ezra Stein2013
I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 af Lauren Tarshis2013
Chalk af Bill Thomson2013
Wishworks, Inc. af Stephanie Tolan2013
Lucky: Maris, Mantle, and My Best Summer Ever af Wes Tooke2013
The Rise and Fall of Mount Majestic af Jennifer Trafton2013
Justin Case: School, Drool, and Other Daily Disasters af Rachel Vail2013
Young Fredle af Cynthia Voigt2013
Art & Max af David Wiesner2013

Beskrivelser

Purpose of the Award

The purpose of the Volunteer State Book Award is to promote awareness, interest, and enjoyment of recently published children's and young adult literature of high quality to the children and teens of Tennessee. The award also hopes to promote literacy and life‐long reading habits by encouraging students to read award‐worthy contemporary literature which broadens understanding of the human experience and provides accurate, factual information. This award will honor outstanding books chosen annually by Tennessee students.


Its Unique Feature

The Volunteer State Book Award differs from awards such as the Newbery and Caldecott Medals in that students choose the book which receives the award each year. Tennessee students from Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade read or have read to them at least three of the twenty titles on the annual master list. They then vote for their favorite book.


Who May Participate?

Any public or private school or public library in Tennessee is eligible to participate. It is not required that the entire school be involved. Each participating school or library system must have a minimum of twelve of the twenty titles per division available.


How Books are Chosen

Twenty books that appeal to students in each grade category are selected by professional librarians and educators who work continuously with students in grades K‐12. Four separate lists are compiled each year.

Books may be fiction or nonfiction.

Only one title of any one author will be included on that year's list.

Only titles published in the current year of voting will be eligible.

Only books by authors residing in the United States are eligible. Authors who reside part‐time in the US are also eligible to receive the award.

Textbooks, anthologies, translations, and books from foreign publishers are not eligible.

Titles from vanity publishers or that have been self‐published are not eligible. Titles that are available only in digital format are likewise not eligible.

All books on the final list will have been read by a minimum of five members of the committee.


How to Vote

Students who have read or had read to them a minimum of three of the twenty books will be allowed to vote.

The library media specialist or public librarian will conduct the voting.

Digital ballots will be posted on the VSBA website. There will be no paper ballots.

Voting opens March 1st and closes April 30th.

(English, Award granter)
URL: https://sites.google.com/view/volunteer-state-book-award/resources/helpful-tools/vsba-guidelines
Sponsored by the Tennessee Library Association and the Tennessee Association of School Librarians. (English, Member-written)
The purpose of the Volunteer State Book Award is to promote awareness, interest, and enjoyment of good new children's and young adult literature. The award also hopes to promote literacy and life-long reading habits by encouraging students to read quality contemporary literature which broadens understanding of the human experience and provides accurate, factual information. This award will honor outstanding books chosen annually by Tennessee students.
http://www.discoveret.org/tasl/vsba.htm (English, Member-written)

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