South Dakota State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

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South Dakota Children’s Book Award Nominees 2021-22

See Book List    Prairie Bud

See Book List    Prairie Bloom

See Book List    Prairie Pasque

The Prairie Bud, Prairie Bloom, and Prairie Pasque Children’s Book Awards are sponsored by the South Dakota Library Association. Prairie Bud winners are determined by South Dakota PreK, kindergarten, and first grade students. Prairie Bloom winner are determined by South Dakota second and third grade students. Prairie Pasque winners are determined by South Dakota fourth and fifth grade students. Students are encouraged to read and give a star rating for any book they read from the master lists of titles. The books receiving the most highest number of stars from the students win the awards. A committee of educators and librarians select the books nominated for the awards.