Award Worthy BooksPlease follow the links to learn more about the Rebecca Caudill and Lincoln books awards.
The 2017 winner for the Caudill book award was Crossover by Kwome Alexander.
The Caudill award is for books geared for kids in 4th-8th grade. The award is named for Rebecca Caudill, who lived and wrote in Urbana, IL for nearly 50 years. The award is given in recognition of her literary talent and universal appeal of her books. You can find more information here.
The 2017 winner of the Lincoln book award was Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard.
The Abraham Lincoln Book Award is given in honor of President Lincoln who had a love or reading, and aims to make teens life long readers. You can find more information here.