WILLIAM ALLEN WHITE AWARD

The winner of the William Allen White Award is decided by the school children of Kansas. 
They vote on their favorite book from an annual list of nominees.
 

The 2015 William Allen White Award winner
for 3rd–5th graders is:

Malcolm at Midnight
  by W. H. Beck


Listed below are the titles and authors of the 2015-2016 nominees:

FOR GRADES 3-5

The Great American Dust Bowl
     by Don Brown   (YA Graphic 978 & eBook)

A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
      by Jennifer Bryant   (J Bio Pippin & eBook)

The Boy on the Porch
      by Sharon Creech   (J Fiction, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

Locomotive
      by Brian Floca   (J 385.0973 Floca, eBook, CDAUDIO E 385.0973 & Downloadable Audiobook)

Gingersnap
      by Patricia Reilly Giff   (J Fiction, eBook, CDAUDIO J Fiction & Downloadable Audiobook)

Words with Wings
      by Nikki Grimes   (J 808)

Mary Walker Wears the Pants: The True Story of the Doctor, Reformer, and Civil War Hero
      by Cheryl Harness   (J Bio Walker & eBook)

White Fur Flying
      by Patricia MacLachlan   (J Animal & eBook)

Sugar
      by Jewell Parker Rhodes   (YA Fiction, eBook & YA CDAUDIO Fiction)

Parrots over Puerto Rico
      by Susan L. Roth & Cindy Trumbore   (J 598.71 Roth)

Gone Fishing: A Novel in Verse
      by Tamera Will Wissinger   (J Fiction & eBook)


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