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The 2018-2019 Texas Bluebonnet Award winner Announcement

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 is the winner of 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 will be posted soon!

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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Texas Bluebonnet Award Luncheon at the TLA Annual Conference

Texas Bluebonnet Award Author Session

The winner of the 2018 – 2019 Texas Bluebonnet Award will share insights on his/her writing and will accept the award from student representatives.

Join us Wednesday, April 17 from 11:45am – 1:45pm.
AUTHOR INFO COMING. MENU INFO COMING. Purchase tickets for the luncheon by March 31, 2019.

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And the 2019 Texas Bluebonnet Award Winner Is..

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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! This inspiring book tells the true story of Reckless, a brave little […]

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