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2020-2021 TEXAS BLUEBONNET AWARD

MASTER LIST

The twenty fantastic titles of the 2020-2021 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List were unveiled at the Texas Book Festival on Saturday, October 26 by 19 students from the Central Texas area.

2020-2021 TBA List Revealed!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 2020-2021 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List

 

2020 TBA Luncheon Youth Presenters

Congratulations to the 10 schools from across Texas who have been selected to have a youth presenter participate in the 2020 Texas Bluebonnet Award luncheon at the TLA Annual Conference in Houston. Thank you to all of the librarians who submitted applications to bring students to the luncheon.
2020 TBA Luncheon Youth Presenters

2019-2020 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List

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Each year, 20 books are chosen for the Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List. Schools and libraries around the state participate in the program, encouraging students to read a minimum of five books from the list. In January, students vote for their favorite title. The author of the book receiving the most votes wins the Texas Bluebonnet Award (TBA) which is presented at the Texas Bluebonnet Award Luncheon held during the TLA Annual Conference in the spring.

2018-2019 Texas Bluebonnet Award Winner

The votes are in and Sergeant Reckless: The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero by Patricia McCormick, illustrated by Iacopo Bruno (Balzer & Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Pubishers, 2017) is the winner of the 2019 Texas Bluebonnet Award! Read more

Register online to participate in the Texas Bluebonnet Award.

You can print and mail the registration form and check if you prefer. Can’t remember if you’ve registered yet? Check your institution’s registration status.

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2019 – 2020 Master Resources posted HERE and on the Resources page.

The Master List for the upcoming school year is announced each year at the Texas Book Festival in Austin. Students from around Texas attend and introduce the new list.

2019- 2020 Master List

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2018-2019 Final Voting Results

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