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Children's & Youth Services | South Dakota Children's Book Awards | Prairie Bud Nominees 2007-2008

Prairie Bud Nominees 2007-2008

WINNER!

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I Ain't Gonna Paint No More! by Karen Beaumont


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I See a Kookaburra!

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Steve Jenkins

I See a Kookaburra! lets readers search for an oystercatcher, an elephant shrew, and a fierce snapping turtle in the places where they live. Learn how these animals and many others grow and thrive in very different environments

Grade Level: K-3
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company

The Dog Who Cried Wolf

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Keiko Kaska

Moka is a good dog. But when Michelle, his little girl, reads him a book about wolves, being a good dog suddenly seems awfully boring. Wolves get to run around doing whatever they want. No one ever makes a wolf dress up for a tea party. So Moka decides to run away to the wild. But what will happen when the real wolves show up?

Grade Level: 1-3
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

The Best Seat in Second Grade

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Katharine Kenah

In this appealing tale of second-grade fun, Sam so desperately wants to take care of the class hamster, George Washington, that he takes the pet on a field trip to the science museum.

Grade Level: 1-3
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

If You Decide to Go to the Moon

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Faith McNulty

In this impressive picture book, an aspiring astronaut, imagines a trip to the moon from soup to nuts-and gains a bird's eye-perspective on why it’s important to protect his planet.

Grade Level: 1-2
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.

Next Door Dogs

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Colby Rodowsky

Although terrified of dogs, nine-year-old Sara forces herself to face a labrador retriever and a dalmatian when she must help her next-door neighbor, who has fallen and broken her leg.

Grade Level: 2-5
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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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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