The Nebraska Golden Sower Award
Nebraska's Children's Choice Literary Award

Voting is now open! Vote November 1st - April 15th!

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Golden Sower Awards!

The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt, Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers

Honor: That Is Not a Good Idea by Mo Willems
My Crocodile Does Not Bite by Joe Kulka

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein

Honor: Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff
Darling, Mercy Dog of World War I by Alison Hart, illus. by Michael G. Montgomery

Stung by Bethany Wiggins

Honor: The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau 
The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die by April Henry

Thank you to all of the 69,432 students who read the Golden Sower Award nominees this year and voted for their favorite book. And also a big THANK YOU to all of the teachers, media specialists and librarians who promoted the books in their schools and libraries. You help make the program a success!