I Read! I Vote!

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Saint Paul Public Library Celebrates the Minnesota Youth Reading Awards

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Every year the Minnesota Youth Reading Awards puts out lists of books for kids to read and then asks them to vote for their favorites during the month of March. The only votes that count are kids' votes!

From October through April, the Saint Paul Public Library will be offering lots of fun activities based on these awards, which are divided into three age groups:The Star of the North Award for grades K-2 and The Maud Hart Lovelace Awards: Division I for grades 3-5 and Division II for grades 6-8.

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2019 I Read! I Vote! Bookmark Contest Winners Announced

Congratulations to the 2019 I Read! I Vote! bookmark contest winners!

CURRENT NOMINEES

Check out the 2019 MYRA nominees, including Maud Hart Lovelace Divisions I and II, and Star of the North.

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2018-2019 Star of the North Nominees

The nominees for 2018-2019 Star of the North Picture Book Award. Part of the Minnesota Youth Reading Award. Voting for the winner will…

Summertime Rewind

Miss Bri and Ollie are having a pig party! Learn about pigs, sing a song, and guess what animals may be hiding in the barnyard!
Neighborhood Nature Scavenger Hunt

Nature-a-Long: Tiny Perfect Things with Scavenger Hunt

Nature-a-Long with Miss Carla as she reads a picture book called Tiny, Perfect Things and sends you off on a neighborhood scavenger hunt.

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The latest I Read! I Vote! news and events

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2019 I Read! I Vote! Bookmark Contest Winners Announced

Congratulations to the 2019 I Read! I Vote! bookmark contest winners!

I Read, I Voted, Now What?!

So you've plowed through the nominees, cast your vote, and entered your bookmark designs for our contest. What's next?

Bookmark Contest for Kids

DEADLINE: MARCH 15 | Design a bookmark promoting your favorite Minnesota Youth Reading Awards nominee. Winners will receive a $40 gift card.

Enter the Bookmark Contest

Design a bookmark promoting your favorite Minnesota Youth Reading Awards nominated book. Winners will receive cool prizes!

Star of the North Smiley Sheet

Download the Star of the North Smiley Sheet

Star of the North Tally Sheet

Download the Star of the North Tally Sheet

Maud Hart Lovelace Div I Smiley Sheet

Download the Maud Hart Lovelace Division I Smiley Sheet

Maud Hart Lovelace Div I Tally Sheet

Download the Maud Hart Lovelace Div I Tally Sheet

Maud Hart Lovelace Div II Smiley Sheet

Download the Maud Hart Lovelace Division II Smiley Sheet

Maud Hart Lovelace Div II Tally Sheet

Download the Maud Hart Lovelace Division II Tally Sheet

2018-2019 Star of the North Nominees

The nominees for 2018-2019 Star of the North Picture Book Award. Part of the Minnesota Youth Reading Award. Voting for the winner will…

Past I Read! I Vote! Winners

I Read! I Vote! Winners for the Maud Hard Division I (grades 3-5) and Division II (grades 6-8).

2018 Bookmark Contest Winners

Congratulations to the 2018 I Read! I Vote! Bookmark Contest Winners: Abodh Hamdan, Livina Schubert, and Lucy Selly.

Bookmark Contest Entry Form (2019)

Bookmark Contest Entry Form (2019)
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