NH State Book Awards

Ladybug Picture Book Award

Sponsored by the Center for the Book at the NH State Library, this award is given to a picture book that is voted the best of ten titles by children pre-K through 3rd grade.  For the picture ballot, tally sheet and promotional materials, please visit 

Great Stone Face Award

Students in grades 4-6 choose their favorite book on a list of 20 titles.  Be sure to click on the Awards tab for drop-down menus that lead to booktalks, brochures and other promotional material. This award is sponsored by CHILIS.  Find more information at 

Isinglass Teen Read Award

Also sponsored by CHILIS, this award is given to the book that receives the most votes by students in grades 7 and 8. All of the nominations on the list of 15 books are suggested by students. For more information and promotional material, visit  

The Flume

The Flume Teen Readers’ Choice Award is geared for students in grades 9-12. High school students vote for their favorite book on a list of 10 titles. Only high school teens can suggest titles for the list. The list is available on the YALS website at 

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