Flicker Tale AwardJuvenile Books

Given by North Dakota Library Association

Andre Navne: Flicker Tale Children's Book Award (Engelsk), North Dakota Flicker Tale Children's Book Award (Engelsk)
139 Works / 144 Items 0 Books
The Flicker Tale Children's Book Award Compiled by Paulette Nelson Children's Division Minot Public Library The first children's book award given by the North Dakota Library Association was in 1978 vis mere under the name Children's Choice Award. This award was presented each year at the annual conference through 1985. The award was not given in 1986. In September, 1986 the name was changed to the current name: Flicker Tale Children's Book Award. Originally the award was the winner of a popular vote in which the top ten recipients of votes by children for their favorite book were submitted for a second vote by children across the state and their #1 favorite book was thus determined. There was no set time for the voting process to begin. All children pre-school through eighth grade were eligible to vote at his school or public library. Children had until February 15 to vote for the book they considered to be their favorite. About March 1, each library would receive a list of books that children considered to be their favorites. Children were again asked to vote on this new list of titles. The second voting reults were due by April 15 and the winner was announced by May 1. In 1980 members decided to create a picture book category to get more pre-school and early elementary school children involved in the award. In 1983 members discussed the feasibility of continuing the award. Some of the members of the association felt that the award should be changed or discontinued because "quality literature" was not being chosen and this reflected upon the librarians. Others felt that the titles should be chosen by librarians and then voted on by the children. This was not changed, however, until 1986. At that time members of the NDLA Children's Roundtable started nominating ten titles they know to be popular in their library. A ballot of the top ten nominated titles in each category was prepared and the children voted on these titles. The titles were displayed and promoted for several months so that children had the opportunity to read them and vote for their favorite book. Titles can be nominated more than once for an award, but the policy has been that once a title has won, it cannot be nominated again. Since the purpose of the award is to recognize literature that children like to read, the promotion of the titles and the vote by children is an integral part of the process. The librarians have, however, wanted this award to also recognize popular "new" works so the criteria for nomination changed from an unlimited copyright field to the current requirement that a nominated title must have been published in the last five years and it must be popular within the library nominating it; thus the change from the children making the nominations to the librarians making the nominations. This has allowed newer authors and newer works by established authors to compete with some of the tremendously popular older works. At first only members of the Children's Roundtable could submit nominations. Nominations were solicited in August or early September and the ballot was distributed at the NDLA conference in late September. The books were promoted in libraries across the state and voted on until March 15. The results were available to librarians by National Library Week. The libraries and winning authors were notified. The award was not presented, however, until the NDLA awards banquet in September. Authors were invited to attend the conference to receive their awards. Since 1897 a good number of the authors have been able to attend the Awards Ceremony. In all instances, airfare to the conference has been paid by their publishers. They usually do not charge an honorarium but NDLA has been responsible for the food and lodging. In the fall of 1991, the Children's Roundtable received a $15,000 grant from the North Dakota Humanities Council so that the Flicker Tale Nominees could be distributed to school and public libraries throughout the state. At this time the list of nominees was reduced to 5 titles per category. The first year the grant was in place, books were offered to librarians across the state for a mere $45 for a set of ten books. One hundred fifty sets were ordered and sold. (The grant subsidized the remaining cost of the books.) In addition, three children's authors were invited to tour the state the first year. Bill Martin Jr. visited the Minot area, Laurie Lawlor visited the Grand Forks region, and Avi visited the Bismarck/Hettinger area. Each library that participates in the program is asked to: 1. submit the voting results to the Flicker Tale Chair, 2. file an in-kind report, and 3. nominate books for the following year when returning the ballots in the spring. By doing this the Flicker Tale list is available when school starts the next fall. The North Dakota Humanities Council has supported the project since 1991. The grant has been reduced in amount. The Library Association now orders 200 sets of books which are sold for $75 per set. Order blanks are sent out to all public libraries in the state, all school libraries, and all superintendents of schools. Also ordered are special nominee and winner stickers which are affixed to the book so that everyone is aware that this is a "special" book. Books are sent to one library and a committee of volunteer librarians packages the books, ballots, stickers, and book talks. The book talks are written by volunteers and they are copied and distributed with the books so that librarians and teachers can promote the books. The grant also makes it possible for children's author's to visit the state. The Flicker Tale Committee has tried to reach all areas of the state. Children's book authors who have visited North Dakota through the Flicker Tale Grant include: Bill Martin Jr., Laurie Lawlor, Avi, Tedd Arnold (twice), Janet Stevens (twice), Rafe Martin, Mary Jane Auch, and Hadley Irwin. Author visits are usually scheduled in small rural areas where children often do not have the opportunity to interact and visit with real live authors. Through the years the program has grown. Over 15,000 children participate annually in the program. Because of the grant small, rural libraries and schools can now participate in the program because the books are easily attained and affordable. vis mindre
Alle, Winner (119), Nominee (544)
Alle, 2018 (4), 2017 (4), 2016 (4), 2015 (4), 2014 (4), 2013 (4), 2012 (4), 2011 (4), 2010 (4), 2009 (4), 2008 (4), 2007 (4), 2006 (4), 2005 (4), 2004 (5), 2003 (5), 2002 (5), 2000 (5), 1999 (5), 1998 (5), 1997 (5), 1996 (5), 1993 (5), 1992 (5), 1991 (5), 1990 (6), 1989 (5), 1988 (10), 1982, 1987? (1), 1987 (10), 1983 (1)

Winner 29

Nominee 144

The Evil Wizard Smallbone af Delia Sherman2018
It Ain't So Awful, Falafel af Firoozeh Dumas2018
Makoons af Louise Erdrich2018
Ghost af Jason Reynolds2018
The Night Gardener af Jonathan Auxier2017
The Witch's Boy af Kelly Barnhill2017
Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer af Kelly Jones2017
In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse af Joseph M. Marshall III2017
Upside Down in the Middle of Nowhere af Julie T. Lamana2016
The Fourteenth Goldfish af Jennifer L. Holm2016
Greenglass House af Kate Milford2016
Rump: The True Story of Rumplestiltskin af Liesl Shurtliff2016
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library af Chris Grabenstein2015
Icefall af Matthew J. Kirby2015
The Vine Basket af Josanne La Valley2015
Deadweather and Sunrise af Geoff Rodkey2015
Wonder af R. J. Palacio2014
In a Glass Grimmly af Adam Gidwitz2014
Athlete vs. Mathlete af W.C. Mack2014
The Spindlers af Lauren Oliver2014
Out of My Mind af Sharon M. Draper2013
The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale af Carmen Agra Deedy2013
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate af Jacqueline Kelly2013
The Apothecary af Maile Meloy2013
The Fourth Stall af Chris Rylander2012
Hide and Seek af Katy Grant2012
Rise of the Ninja af Simon Higgins2012
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story af Linda Sue Park2012
Schooled af Gordon Korman2011
The Magician's Elephant af Kate DiCamillo2011
Igraine The Brave af Cornelia Funke2011
Woods Runner af Gary Paulsen2011
Soldier's Secret: The Story of Deborah Sampson af Sheila Solomon Klass2010
Shakespeare's Secret af Elise Broach2010
The Gollywhopper Games af Jody Feldman2010
Six Innings af James Preller2010
Opfindelsen af Hugo Cabret : en roman i ord og billeder af Brian Selznick2009
No Talking af Andrew Clements2009
Gabriel's Horses af Alison Hart2009
Travel Team af Mike Lupica2009
Marley: A Dog Like No Other af John Grogan2008
Flush af Carl Hiaasen2008
On The Wings of Heroes af Richard Peck2008
The Haunting of Swain's Fancy af Brenda Seabrooke2008
Dog Sense af Sneed B. Collard III2007
Gregor the Overlander af Suzanne Collins2007
Double Identity af Margaret Peterson Haddix2007
A Corner of the Universe af Ann M. Martin2007
Inkheart af Cornelia Funke2006
The City of Ember af Jeanne DuPrau2006
The Sea of Trolls af Nancy Farmer2006
Ida B: . . . and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World af Katherine Hannigan2006
Zach's Lie af Roland Smith2005
Hoot af Carl Hiaasen2005
Blizzard's Wake af Phyllis Reynolds Naylor2005
A Year Down Yonder af Richard Peck2005
Shipwreck af Gordon Korman2004
The Year of Miss Agnes af Kirkpatrick Hill2004
Dear Mrs. Ryan, You're Ruining My Life af Jennifer B. Jones2004
Silent to the Bone af E. L. Konigsburg2004
Surviving the Applewhites af Stephanie S. Tolan2004
Skeleton Man af Joseph Bruchac2003
Nory Ryan's Song af Patricia Reilly Giff2003
Pee Wee's tale af Johanna Hurwitz2003
The Graduation of Jake Moon af Barbara Park2003
Den onde greve af Lemony Snicket2003
Touching Spirit Bear af Ben Mikaelsen2002
I Was a Third Grade Spy af Mary Jane Auch2002
Because of Winn-Dixie af Kate DiCamillo2002
I'm Sorry, Almira Ann af Jane Kurtz2002
The Captain's Dog: My Journey with the Lewis and Clark Tribe af Roland Smith2002
Straffen af Louis Sachar2000
Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key af Jack Gantos2000
The Willows and Beyond af William Horwood2000
Petey af Ben Mikaelsen2000
Star of Luis af Marc Talbert2000
Shiloh Season af Phyllis Reynolds Naylor1999
Riding Freedom af Pam Muñoz Ryan1999
Thunder Cave af Roland Smith1999
Gib Rides Home af Zilpha Keatley Snyder1999
Wringer af Jerry Spinelli1999
Rescue Josh McGuire af Ben Mikaelsen1998
Risky Assignment af Judy Baer1998
Kokopelli's Flute af Will Hobbs1998
Jip: His Story af Katherine Paterson1998
The Truth about Sacajawea af Kenneth Thomasma1998
Mick Harte Was Here af Barbara Park1997
Beware the Ravens, Aunt Morbelia af Joan Carris1997
Moose Tracks af Mary Casanova1997
The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963 af Christopher Paul Curtis1997
Stranded af Ben Mikaelsen1997
The Best School Year Ever af Barbara Robinson1996
Crazy Lady! af Jane Leslie Conly1996
I Left My Sneakers in Dimension X af Bruce Coville1996
Beethoven Lives Upstairs af Barbara Nichol1996
Jenna's Big Jump af Faythe Dyrud Thureen1996
Fup af Judy Blume1993
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle af Avi1993
The Burning Questions of Bingo Brown af Betsy Byars1993
Nekomah Creek af Linda Crew1993
Totally Disgusting! af Bill Wallace1993
Maniac Magee af Jerry Spinelli1992
I Am Leaper af Annabel Johnson1992
Addie's Dakota Winter af Laurie Lawlor1992
Soup's Hoop af Robert Newton Peck1992
The Dragon's Boy af Jane Yolen1992
How to Fight a Girl af Thomas Rockwell1991
Muggie Maggie af Beverly Cleary1991
Hurray for Ali Baba Bernstein af Johanna Hurwitz1991
Ma and Pa Dracula (Apple Paperbacks) af Ann M. Martin1991
Red Dog af Bill Wallace1991
Hatchet af Gary Paulsen1990
Sixth-Grade Sleepover af Eve Bunting1990
Sarah, Plain and Tall af Patricia MacLachlan1990
Dogsong af Gary Paulsen1990
The Voyage of the Frog af Gary Paulsen1990
Night of the Twisters af Ivy Ruckman1990
On My Honor af Marion Dane Bauer1989
The Return of the Indian af Lynne Reid Banks1989
Anastasia's Chosen Career af Lois Lowry1989
Anastasia, Ask your Analyst af Lois Lowry1989
Hatchet af Gary Paulsen1989
Nothing's Fair in Fifth Grade af Barthe DeClements1988
Dear Mr. Henshaw af Beverly Cleary1988
Ramona Quimby, Age 8 af Beverly Cleary1988
Sixth Grade Can Really Kill You af Barthe DeClements1988
The Whipping Boy af Sid Fleischman1988
Spring and the Shadow Man af Emily Rhoads Johnson1988
Fables af Arnold Lobel1988
Anastasia Again! af Lois Lowry1988
Sarah, Plain and Tall af Patricia MacLachlan1988
The Sign of the Beaver af Elizabeth George Speare1988
Superfudge af Judy Blume1982, 1987?
Superfudge af Judy Blume1987
Dear Mr. Henshaw af Beverly Cleary1987
Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery af Deborah Howe1987
From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler af E. L. Konigsburg1987
A Wrinkle in Time af Madeleine L'Engle1987
Anastasia Krupnik af Lois Lowry1987
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH af Robert C. O'Brien1987
The Great Gilly Hopkins af Katherine Paterson1987
Et hemmeligt land af Katherine Paterson1987
Dicey's Song af Cynthia Voigt1987
Ramona Quimby, Age 8 af Beverly Cleary1983


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