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Registration Now Closed for 2018 Conference

posted May 2, 2018, 6:57 AM by Jennifer Johnson   [ updated May 2, 2018, 6:57 AM ]

Email Jennifer Johnson (jennifer.johnson@vermont.gov) with any extenuating circumstances.

We look forward to seeing everyone on Friday!

2018 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award Conference!

posted Apr 24, 2018, 8:27 AM by Jennifer Johnson   [ updated May 2, 2018, 6:56 AM ]

Registration is still open for this year's conference! Go here to register today!

Details:

Friday, May 4, 2018
Lake Morey Resort, Fairlee, VT
8:30am-3:00pm
$100/person
Keynote: Sharon Draper
Endnote: Will Alexander

2018 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award Winner!

posted Apr 24, 2018, 8:22 AM by Jennifer Johnson


2018-2019 Nominees!

posted Apr 24, 2018, 8:20 AM by Jennifer Johnson


We are so excited to announce the 2018-2019 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award nominees! Go here to see if your favorites made the list!

And the winner is...

posted Jun 30, 2017, 11:26 AM by Jennifer Johnson



THE TERRIBLE TWO by Jory John and Mac Barnett has won the 2017 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award!

An award ceremony was held on Thursday, June 8 at Vermont Technical College in Randolph Center. Mac Barnett attended virtually via Skype to accept the award on behalf of himself, co-author Jory John, and illustrator Kevin Cornell. Mac also gave a small presentation and answered questions from students in the audience. To watch a video of Mac's appearance, click here!

2017-2018 Nominees Are Out!

posted Mar 24, 2017, 2:03 PM by Jennifer Johnson

The 2017-2018 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award nominees have been announced! Click here to find out which books made the list!

Voting for the 2016-2017 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award is now open!

posted Mar 8, 2017, 7:14 AM by Jennifer Johnson   [ updated Mar 8, 2017, 7:15 AM ]



Vermont students in grades 4-8 who have read at least five of the nominated titles are eligible to submit a vote for their favorite title! Go here to submit a vote for your school or library!

Voting deadline is April 24, 2017.

60th Anniversary Art Contest!

posted Dec 20, 2016, 1:26 PM by Jennifer Johnson   [ updated Dec 21, 2016, 9:41 AM ]

2017 marks the 60th year that the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award will be given!

To celebrate, the Friends of Dorothy Canfield Fisher are inviting youth in grades 4-8 to create a piece of artwork that will be used on special 60th anniversary bookmarks, posters, and other media that will be given this year at our conference and award ceremony.

What will YOU create to honor Dorothy's 60 year legacy?


Prizes:

*Signed book by Kekla Magoon

*Signed book by Dana Alison Levy

*Special recognition at Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award Ceremony in June


Contest Rules:

*Entrants must be in grades 4-8; all art submitted should be created solely by the entrant

*Any media can be used to create the artwork (including digital applications) as long as any images used are not under copyright

*Art should incorporate 60th anniversary theme; visit this page for past winners and information about Dorothy Canfield Fisher

*Entrants should complete an entry form (at the bottom of this page) and mail with their artwork

*All entries and entry forms must be postmarked by March 10, 2017 and sent to the Friends' PO box in Montpelier. All submitted artwork will not be returned at the end of the contest; it will be used for a special display at this year's conference and award ceremony.


Friends of Dorothy Canfield Fisher
PO Box 552
Montpelier, VT 05601


If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Johnson at jennifer.johnson@vermont.gov.



Congratulations, Cece Bell!

posted Dec 14, 2016, 12:03 PM by Jennifer Johnson

Cece Bell's book El Deafo is the winner of the 2016 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award!



You can watch her accept her award and her presentation at Montpelier High School, held on June 15, on ORCA Media's website.

Don't forget to vote!

posted Apr 26, 2016, 8:24 AM by Jennifer Johnson

We will be accepting votes for your students' favorite 2015-2016 Dorothy's List nominee until 5pm today! Go here to submit your votes!

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