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Indiana: Young Hoosier and the Rosies Announced!


Young Hoosier Book Award: 2017-2018 Nominees


The purpose of the Young Hoosier Book Award Program is to stimulate recreational reading among elementary and middle school/junior high school children and to encourage cooperation between administrators, school media specialists, teachers, public libraries, and the community in providing student participation in pleasure reading was the thrust behind the creation of Young Hoosier Book Award (YHBA) Program in 1974-75. By allowing students to vote for their favorite books, media professionals hoped that more students could be motivated to read more newly published books.
2017-2018 Indiana Young Hoosier Book Award – Picture
2017-2018 Indiana Young Hoosier Book Award – Intermediate
2017-2018 Indiana Young Hoosier Book Award – Middle Grade


Eliot Rosewater Books (The Rosies): 2017-2018 Nominated titles


The Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (The Rosie Award) is chosen annually by students across Indiana in grades 9-12. Students at participating high school libraries or public libraries who read any of approximately 25 nominated books are eligible to rate each book they’ve read. Ballots are available from your librarian.
The author of each year’s award winning book is invited to receive the Rosie Award in person at a special event at the Indiana Library Federation Annual Conference in November.
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