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NH LadyBug Book Awards

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Kindergarten, first, and second grade students participate in the Lady Bug Book Contest! Students read 10 picture books in the fall and vote for their favorite along with thousands of other NH kids! Through reading great books and voting, students get a taste of democracy!

Check out the great books we read this past year or learn more about the contest!

The 2017 Nominees for the Ladybug Picture Book Award

  • A Bike Like Sergio’s by Maribeth Boelts, illustrated by Noah Z. Jones
  • A Hat for Mrs. Goldman by Michelle Edwards, illustrated by Brian G. Karas
  • Albert’s Almost Amazing Adventure by Marty Kelley
  • Dragon was Terrible by Terry DiPucchio, illustrated by Greg Pizzoli
  • Elwood Bigfoot by Jill Esbaum, illustrated by Nate Wragg
  • Hank’s Big Day: The Story of a Bug by Evan Kuhlman, illustrated by Chuck Groenink
  • Nanette’s Baguette by Mo Willems
  • The Water Princess by Susan Verde, illustrated by Peter Reynolds
  • What to Do with a Box by Jane Yolen, illustrated by Chris Sheban
  • Woodpecker Wants a Waffle by Steve Breen

It's Only Stanley written by Jon Agee was the winner of the 2016 Ladybug Picture Book Award.