The Strange Case of Origami YodaCongratulations to the 2013 Children’s Sequoyah Book Award Winner and Masterlist books. The Children’s Sequoyah Book Award is a book award given annually in the state of Oklahoma.

The 2013 Children’s Sequoyah Book Award Winner was:

  • The Strange Case of Origami Yoda written by Tom Angleberger and illustrated by Eugene Yelchin

The rest of the 2013 Children’s Sequoyah Book Award Masterlist books were:

  • Black Elk’s Vision: A Lakota Story written by S. D. Nelson
  • The Buffalo Are Back written by Jean Craighead George & illustrated by Wendell Minor
  • The Dancing Pancake written by Eileen Spinelli & illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff
  • The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester written by Barbara O’Connor
  • The Fast and the Furriest written by Andy Behrens
  • Fish written by Gregory Mone
  • How to Clean a Hippopotamus: A Look at Unusual Animal Partnerships written by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page
  • The Junkyard Wonders written & illustrated by Patricia Polacco
  • Mirror. Mirror: A Book of Reverso Poems written by Marylin Singer & illustrated by Josée Masse
  • Moon Over Manifest written by Clare Vanderpool
  • On the Blue Comet written by Rosemary Wells & illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline
  • Out of My Mind written by Sharon D. Draper
  • Ruth and the Green Book written by Calvin Alexander Ramsey & illustrated by Floyd Cooper
  • Star in the Forest written by Laura Resau

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Just a refresher: The Children’s Sequoyah Book Award is given annually to a book that was published within the three years prior to the award date. Masterlists are made up of members of the Oklahoma Library Association, and the award is voted on by children in grades 3-5. Click here for more information on the Sequoyah Book Award. The Sequoyah Book Award is sponsored by the Oklahoma Library Association and has been given annually since 1959 (the third longest running children’s voting book award in the country). A history of Children’s Sequoyah Book Award winners can be found here.


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