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Its time to vote for the Sequoyah Book Awards!

Its time to vote for the Sequoyah Book Awards!

Did you know that Oklahoma is home to one of the oldest book awards in the nation?

The Sequoyah Book Awards recognize the unique and creative achievements of American authors, and the best part is, it’s selected by the youth who read their titles!

Students who have read three or more titles on the 2019 Sequoyah Masterlist are qualified to cast a vote for this year’s winners.

The deadline to vote is March 15, 2019.

Age groups are as follows (click age group to read the PDF masterlist):

Children’s (Grades 3-5)

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Intermediate  (Grades 6-8)

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High School (Grades 9-12)

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What are the Sequoyah Book Awards?

The Sequoyah book award is the third oldest children’s choice award in the nation, beginning in 1959. Awards are given annually to authors in one of each of the categories: children’s, intermediate and high school.

Books selected for the masterlists must have been written by an author living in the United States, published three years prior to the award date and have received at least one positive review.

Criteria include literary merit, originality, timelessness, subject matter, accuracy clarity and readability.