Magnolia Award 2014-2016

A Children's Choice Award for the State of Mississippi Mission: To introduce the children of Mississippi to current children's literature and instill a love of reading. Children in grades three, four, and five, in public, private, or homeschooled settings are eligible to participate. They will read the books and turn their votes into their librarian, who will cast the votes electronically. Voting will be held in February, with winners announced at the Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival.


by Kelly Loy Gilbert

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Counting by 7s

by Holly Goldberg Sloan

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Fake ID

by Lamar Giles

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How It Went Down

by Kekla Magoon

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by William Ritter

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Leo: A Ghost Story

by Mac Barnett / Christian Robinson


Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch

by Anne Isaacs / Kevin Hawkes

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by Noelle Stevenson

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Nuts to You

by Lynne Rae Perkins

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Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova

by Laurel Snyder / Julie Morstad

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The Blessing Cup

by Patricia Polacco

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The Lion Who Stole My Arm

by Nicola Davies / Annabel Wright

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The Terrible Two

by Mac Barnett / Kevin Cornell

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