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    The Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award is a children's choice book award.

    Its purpose is to encourage recreational reading among upper elementary age children.
    Nominated titles are works of fiction of recognized quality selected by a panel of reading groups.

    Here is how the award works:

    Each year ten chapter book nominees will be announced.

    Students who read three or more of the nominated books will be able to vote.

    Voting will take place at the end March.

    The award winner will be announced each year between April 18 and 25. New nominees will be announced at the same time.


    2017-18 Winners:

    1st Place
    by Cynthia DeFelice
    2nd Place
    Turn Left at the Cow
    by Lisa Bullard
    3rd Place
    Dinosaur Boy
    by Cory Putnam Oakes

    2018-19 Nominees