More information and voting available on SD State Library Website
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The Prairie Bud, Prairie Bloom and Prairie Pasque Children’s Book Awards are sponsored by the South Dakota Library Association. Prairie Bud winners are determined by South Dakota PreK, Kindergarten and 1st grade students. The Prairie Bloom winner is determined by South Dakota 2nd and 3rd grade students. Prairie Pasque winners are determined by South Dakota 4th and 5th grade students.
The students read and vote on the books from the nominated book lists. The book lists and the nominated books are available at Grant County Public Library. The South Dakota State Library website has a Children’s Book Award page with more information and the site to vote on the nominated books.
New this year the Grant County Public Library is offering the Prairie Pasque readers/voters a chance to attend a Book Party on April 16th. To be eligible the student must use the bookmark to tally the nominated books read and voted on and turn in the tally bookmark to the Library by April 8th. Those that have read/voted on 4 or more books are invited to the Book Party from 6:00 – 7:00 pm on April 16th. The evening will be filled with food, fun and prizes. Visit with the staff at the Library for more information.