- Read at least 5 of the 20 books on the bluebonnet reading list.
Record a book response online for each book.
- That’s it! You get to check out an extra book all year and come to the book voting party in January. Responses are due by January 29th to attend the voting celebration.
- Repeat each year – 20 great new books are selected for the list every school year. Texas students have been reading and voting on bluebonnet books since 1981!
Have you complete 5 response forms? You can help pick the best book in Texas!
Drop by the library to take your “shelfie” for the reader display. Eligible voters get to check out an extra library book all year. Print out this form to help track your progress!
Checked in? See the status of TCE’s Bluebonnet Collection here.
Mackin Book Talk: Interactive descriptions of the current nominees.
YouTube Playlist: Book trailer videos of all bluebonnet nominees.
Teachers/Parents: Check out these great ideas for each teaching with each book on the TLA Bluebonnet Wiki.
About the Bluebonnet Program:
The Texas Bluebonnet Award is a project of the Texas Library Association created to encourage a love of voluntary reading. Since 1981, students across the state have selected a top title from 20 nominees to win the Bluebonnet Award each year.
Looking for a great book?
Try a past Bluebonnet Award Winner!
2017: Roller Girl
2016: When the Beat Was Born
2015: The Day the Crayons Quit