W.A.W. Award


2015/2016 Winners:


Grades 3-5: 

“The Boy on the Porch”

by Sharon Creech


Grades 6-8:

“Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library,”

by Chris Grabenstein

We have just purchased all the William Allen White Award Nominees for  2016/2017.  Find them on our catalog under Award books.  There is a separate list for 3rd-5th grades and for 6th-8th grades which is listed above. Some of the titles are Audio Books, a nice break having someone read to you! Check them out, read them, and then you’ll be ready to go online and vote for the title, in April, 2017 on the website

W.A.W. Award Voting

3rd-5th Grade Master List 2016-17
El Deafo by Cece Bell
Life on Mars by Jennifer Brown
The Map Trap by Andrew Clements
Absolutely Truly: A Pumpkin Falls Mystery by Heather Vogel Frederick
Half a Chance by Cynthia Lord
Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin
Hello, I’m Johnny Cash by G. Neri
Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell
Neighborhood Sharks: Hunting with Great Whites of California Farallon Islands by Katherine Roy
Separate is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for
Desegregation by Duncan Tonatiuh

6th-8th Grade Master List 2016-17
The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier
Under the Egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia by Candace Fleming
Courage for Beginners by Karen Harrington
The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm
The Time of the Fireflies by Kimberley Griffiths Little
Greenglass House by Kate Milford
The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel
The Meaning of Maggie by Megan Jean Sovern
Loot: How to Steal a Fortune by Jude Watson
A Million Ways Home by Dianna Dorisi Winget