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    Otter Award Logo

    The OTTER Award: This Washington State award is given yearly to a transitional chapter book for all students in grades K-5.

    • Two’s a Crowd (Pug Pals #1) by Flora Ahn 
    • Mac Undercover (Mac B., Kid Spy #1) by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Mike Lowery
    • Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters (The Questioneers, book #1) by Andrea Beady
    • Meet Yasmin! by Saadia Faruqi
    • Rabbit’s Bad Habits (Rabbit & Bear, book 1) by Julian Gough
    • Mr. Wolf’s Class (Mr. Wolf’s Class #1) by Aron Nels Steinke 

    Sasquatch Award LogoSasquatch Book Award: This Washington State kids' choice award is given yearly to a 4th-6th grade chapter book.  

    • Tumble & Blue by Cassie Beasley

    • Bailey's Story by W. Bruce Cameron

    • Forever or a Long, Long Time by Caela Carter

    • Many Reflections of Miss Jane Deming by J. Anderson Coates

    • The Only Road by Alexandra Diaz

    • Refugee by Alan Gratz

    • Real Friends by Shannon Hale

    • The Song From Somewhere Else by A. F Harrold

    • The Mighty Odds by Amy Ignatow

    • Mrs. Smith's Spy School for Girls by Beth McMullan

    • Spirit Hunters by Ellen Oh

    • The Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson

    Towner Medal Logo

    The William C. Towner Award: This Washington State award is given yearly to an informational text for grades 2-6. 

    • Avalanche Dog Heroes: Piper and Friends Learn to Search the Snow by Elizabeth Rusch
    • The Bee Book by Charlotte Milner
    • Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 by Helaine Becker
    • The Hen Who Sailed Around the World by Guirec Doudée
    • Highest Mountain Smallest Star by Kate Baker
    • Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World by Susan Hood
    • Thirty Minutes Over Oregon: A Japanese Pilot's World War II Story by Marc Tyler Nobleman
    • Twinkle Twinkle Little Star: I Know Exactly What You Are by Julia Kregenow, PhD
    • What Do They Do With All That Poo? by Jane Kurtz
    • What's On Your Plate? ​ by Whitney Stewart



    Washington Children's Choice LogoWashington Children's Choice Picture Book Award: This Washington State award is given yearly to a picture book for all students in grades K-3.

    • The Boo-Boos That Changed The World  by Barry Wittenstein
    • Can I Be Your Dog? by Troy Cummings
    • Dear Substitute by Scanlon and Vernick
    • The Epic Adventures of Huggie & Stick by Drew Daywalt
    • Friends and Foes by Douglas Florian
    • Fruit Bowl by Mark Hoffman
    • I Got a Chicken for My Birthday by Laura Gehl
    • I Want That Nut! by Madeline Valentine
    • Inky's Amazing Escape: How a Very Smart Octopus Found His Way Home by Sy Montgomery
    • Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise by David Ezra Stein
    • Little Brown by Marla Frazee
    • Neck & Neck by Elise Parsley
    • Philomena's New Glasses by Brenna Maloney
    • Potato Pants! by Laurie Keller
    • Rot, the Cutest in the World by Ben Clanton
    • Saving Fiona: The Story of the World's Most Famous Baby Hippo by Thane Maynard
    • The Word Collector by Peter Reynolds
    • They Ugly Five by Julia Donaldson
    • The Wall in the Middle of the Book by Jon Agee
    • We Don't Eat Our Classmates by Ryan Higgins

    Young Reader's Choice LogoYoung Readers Choice Award: This Pacific Northwest Library Association award is given yearly to a Junior Division chapter book for all students in grades 4-6.

    • The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend
    • Refugee by Alan Gratz
    • Restart by Gordon Korman
    • The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya
    • The Pants Project by Cat Clarke
    • The Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell
    • The Tiny Hero of Ferny Creek Library by Linda Bailey
    • Wishtree by Katherine Applegate