Magnolia Book Awards Current Nominations

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A CHILDREN'S AND TEEN'S CHOICE AWARD FOR THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI

Each year, children and teens of Mississippi are invited to vote for their favorite books in four age categories during the Magnolia Book Award event. The purpose of the Magnolia Book Awards is to introduce Mississippi children and teens to current literature and to instill a love of reading.

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<p style="font-size:12px;">&emsp;&emsp;&emsp;&emsp;&ensp;<a href="https://aquila.usm.edu/context/magnolia_book_awards/article/1005/type/native/viewcontent">View Nominations</a></p>

Click to Vote Each February

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VOTING

Mississippi children, Pre-K-12th grade, are eligible to participate in the voting and nominating of books. Voting is held annually in February, with winners announced each April at the Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Voting is overseen by a designated individual (teacher, librarian, bookstore manager, etc.) at each participating voting location throughout the state of Mississippi.

Participating voting sites have the opportunity to win from the Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival, free registration to the Children’s Book Festival, a $250 honorarium to the individual, and a $250 honorarium to purchase books for the winning library.

<p>Email <a href="mailto:magnoliabookawards@gmail.com">magnoliabookawards@gmail.com</a> to find out how you can host a voting site in your store, library, or school.</p>

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Voting links:

Pre-K - 2nd: https://usmep.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6y6aER7MCTLJOyG

3rd - 5th: https://usmep.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6FLljD0xWOBBdGe

6th - 8th: https://usmep.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6LPGY28TpkPn3aC

9th - 12th: https://usmep.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_d6ja4mwlJKC3abY

Past Winners
Past Winners
FAQ
FAQ
Submit Nominations
Submit Nominations
Resources
Resources

We are seeking public children’s librarians or school librarians to serve on the Selection Committee. Committee members may serve for three years, with all communications accomplished via email. Books that you receive during the nomination cycle are yours to keep! Join a reading committee: https://forms.gle/4gMxMEZod6FvmCe96

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THE MAGNOLIA BOOK AWARDS IS A PARTNERSHIP OF

Mississippi Library Association

Mississippi Library Commission

Children&#x27;s Book Festival

Mississippi Department of Education

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