North Dakota Library Association

Flicker Tale Children's Book Award Nominees

The Flicker Tale Award is sponsored by the ND Library Association and administered by the SLAYS (School Libraries And Youth Services) division of that organization.

2013 Flicker Tale Winners

Flicker Tale Children's Book Award Nominees for 2013-2014

Picture Books

Prairie Chicken Little by Jackie Mims Hopkins
Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson
Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin
Otis and the Tornado by Loren Long

Intermediate Books

Twelve Kinds of Ice by Ellen Bryan Obed
The Flying Beaver Brothers and the Evil Penguin Plan by Maxwell Eaton III
I Survived the Battle of the Gettysburg, 1863 by Lauren Tarshis
The Doodles of Sam Dibble by J. Press

Juvenile Books

Wonder by R.J. Palacio
The Spindlers by Lauren Oliver
Athlete vs. Mathlete by W.C. Mack
In a Glass Grimmly by Adam Gidwitz

Non-Fiction Books

Titanic: Voices from the Disaster by Deborah Hopkinson
Temple Grandin by Sy Montgomery
Dogs on Duty by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
Buffalo Bird Girl: A Hidatsa Story by S.D. Nelson

The Flicker Tale Committee has chosen books for four categories. Readers will not be restricted to any category based on age or grade level. Rather, we hope the categories will encourage children to read books of their choice at a particular interest or ability level. We encourage all of the young people (and the not-so-young people) to read the books and vote in any category they choose. Librarians do not have to vote on every category. Just the books they read to the students or the books they know the students have read. Each participating school and library is responsible for following the procedures, tallying votes and submitting totals to the Flicker Tale Chair by the deadline.

Award Instructions

Proper forms with the ballot totals must be completed and returned to the Children's Librarian at Morton Mandan Public Library by April 1, 2014.
(Please add your site's total votes and send one number for each title.)

Morton Mandan Public Library
609 West Main Street
Mandan ND 58554

Letters have been sent to authors of the nominated books inviting them to visit North Dakota schools and libraries. As they respond, the information will be sent to those participating.

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