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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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The Boy Who Saved Baseball

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Ritter, John H.

The fate of a small California town rests on the outcome of one baseball game, and Tom Gallagher hopes to lead his team to victory.

Grade Level: 5-6

Indian Shoes

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Smith, Cynthia Leitich

Ray Halfmoon, a Seminole-Cherokee boy, and his Grampa fi nd creative and amusing solutions to life’s challenges.

Grade Level: 4-5


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Stauffacher, Sue

Franklin Delano Donuthead, a fifth-grader obsessed with hygiene and safety, finds an unlikely friend in Sarah, the tough new student who is as “irregular” as he is.

Grade Level: 4-6

Voices of Ancient Egypt

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Winters, Kay

Craftsmen, artists, and laborers describe the work they do in Egypt during the time of the Old Kingdom.

Grade Level: 4-6

Ravenmaster’s Secret: Escape from the Tower of London

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Woodruff, Elvira.

The eleven-year-old son of the Ravenmaster at the Tower of London befriends a Jacobite being held prisoner there.

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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