Congratulations to the following books: our latest winners for the 2020-2021 South Dakota Children's Book Awards!
Tiger Vs. Nightmare by Emily Tetri is the 2020-2021 Prairie Bud Winner
- 2nd Place: Don't Blink by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
- 3rd Place: We Don't Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins
Prairie Bud winners are determined by South Dakota PreK, kindergarten, and first grade students.
The Epic Adventures of Huggie & Stick by Drew Daywalt is the 2020-2021 Prairie Bloom Winner
- 2nd Place: Once Upon a Slime by Andy Maxwell
- 3rd Place: Sparks! by Ian Boothby
Prairie Bloom winners are determined by South Dakota second and third grade students.
Bob by Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead is the 2020-2021 Prairie Bud Winner
- 2nd Place: Countown: 2979 Days to the Moon by Suzanne Slade
- 3rd Place: Dragon Pearl by YoonHa Lee
Prairie Pasque winners are determined by South Dakota fourth and fifth grade students.
South Dakota Library Association sponsors the Prairie Bud, Prairie Bloom and Prairie Pasque Children's Book Awards. A committee of educators and librarians annually select the book nominees. South Dakota students from Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade are encouraged to read and give a star rating for any book they read from the nominee list. The books that receive the most highest number of stars from the students win these respective awards.