Red Clover Award

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Gaia Cornwall, author/illustrator of Jabari Jumps, keynoted the September 26th Red Clover Award conference. Thanks to the Vermont Department of Libraries, who provided free book sets to librarians and teachers and thanks to the Vermont School Library Association for its conference support. Handouts from the conference and other program materials are posted here.

Last year’s winner was MEET THE DULLARDS by Sara Pennypacker, illustrated by David Salmieri! Here’s the full tally as of 5-18-17.

What’s the Red Clover Award? Let’s let students from Underhill ID School in Vermont tell us all about it.

Here are the 2017-2018 Red Clover Award Nominees!

We are uploading activities to the Educator Resources page and continue to update them as they become available.

Be sure to visit the Red Clover Award website where you’ll find lots of great links, activities and resources for this year’s nominees, along with past nominees and award winners. Thanks to Carrie Speranza for her hard work!

The Red Clover Award promotes the reading and discussion of the best of contemporary picture books in nearly all of Vermont’s elementary schools. Each year over 20,000 K-4 students read, or have read to them, the ten nominated books.

The Red Clover Award is co-sponsored by the Vermont Center for the Book / Mother Goose Programs and the Vermont Department of Libraries.