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 2017 William Allen White Award winner
for 3rd–5th graders is:

Life on Mars
  by Jennifer Brown


Listed below are the titles and authors of the 2017-2018 nominees:

FOR GRADES 3-5

Crenshaw
     by Katherine Applegate   (J Fiction, CDAUDIO J Fiction, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch
      by Chris Barton   (J BIO Lynch)

Circus Mirandus
      by Cassie Beasley   (J SciFi, YA SciFi, CDAUDIO J SciFi, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

George
      by Alex Gino   (J Fiction, CDAUDIO J Fiction, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

Fish in a Tree
      by Lynda Mullaly Hunt   (J Fiction, CDAUDIO J Fiction, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

A Handful of Stars
      by Cynthia Lord   (J Fiction & eBook)

The Book Itch
      by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson   (J Picture & eBook)

Lucky Strike
      by Bobbie Pyron   (J Fiction & eBook)

Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton
      by Don Tate   (J BIO Horton)

Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras
      by Duncan Tonatiuh   (J BIO Posada & eBook)


Click here to see more William Allen White Award winners from previous years.