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Children's & Youth Services | South Dakota Children's Book Awards | Prairie Pasque Nominees 2005-2006

Prairie Pasque Nominees 2005-2006


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Spy Cat by Peg Kehret

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The Last Treasure

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Anderson, Janet S.

Ellsworth visits relatives he has never met and joins forces with Jess, his distant cousin, to uncover family secrets and search for their ancestor’s hidden treasure.

Grade Level: 5-6

Aliens from Earth: When Animals and Plants Invade Other Ecosystems

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Batten, Mary

Explores how plants and animals enter ecosystems to which they are not native and the consequences of these invasions for other animals, plants, and humans.

Grade Level: 4-5

Sahara Special

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Codell, Esme Raji

Sahara gets a fresh start in school with a teacher who supports her writing talents and the individuality of each of her classmates.

Grade Level: 4-6

Disappearing Act

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Fleischman, Sid.

After their mother fails to return from Mexico and they discover that someone is stalking the house, Kevin and his sister flee to California, where they hope that new identities will keep them safe.

Grade Level: 4-6

The Mummy’s Mother

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Johnston, Tony

When his mother is stolen from her tomb, Ramose, a 4,000-year-old mummy, tries to find her.

Grade Level: 4-6

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The Prairie Bud & Pasque Children’s Book Awards are sponsored by the South Dakota Library Association link to s d library association dot org. Prairie Bud winners are determined by South Dakota kindergarten, first and second grade students. Prairie Pasque winners are determined by South Dakota third, fourth, and fifth grade students. Students are encouraged to read and vote for their one favorite book of the year from the masterlists of titles. The books receiving the most votes from the students win the awards. A committee of educators and librarians select the books nominated for the awards.

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