Congratulations to the following winners for the 2015-2016 South Dakota Children's Book Awards:

Prairie Bud 2015-2016 Winner
book cover of Outfoxed

Outfoxed by Mike Twohy

Prairie Pasque 2015-2016 Winner
book cover of Duke

Duke by Kirby Larson

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Outfoxed Mike Twohy 2015-2016 Prairie Bud (JK-1st) WINNER
Dozens of Cousins Shutta Crum   Prairie Bud (JK-1st)
The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdös Deborah Heiligman Prairie Bud (JK-1st)
The Invisible Boy Trudy Ludwig Prairie Bud (JK-1st)
Sophie's Squash Pat Zietlow Miller | Prairie Bud (JK-1st)
Daredevil: The Daring Life of Betty Skelton Meghan McCarthy | | Prairie Bud (JK-1st)
Odd Duck Cecil Castellucci   Prairie Bud (JK-1st)
I Wish I Had … Giovanna Zoboli   Prairie Bud (JK-1st)
How Big Were Dinosaurs Lita Judge   Prairie Bud (JK-1st)
Lifetime: The Amazing Numbers in Animal Lives Lola Schaefer Prairie Bud (JK-1st)
The First Drawing Mordicai Gerstein   Prairie Bud (JK-1st)
Take Me Out to the Yakyu Aaron Meshon Prairie Bud (JK-1st)
Gone Fishing Tamera Will Wissinger Prairie Bud (JK-1st)
Old Mikamba Had a Farm Rachel Isadora Prairie Bud (JK-1st)
Picture a Tree Barbara Reid   Prairie Bud (JK-1st)
The Year of Billy Miller Kevin Henkes | Prairie Bud (JK-1st)


Duke Kirby Larson | 2015-2016 Prairie Pasque (4th-5th) WINNER
The Great American Dust Bowl Don Brown Prairie Pasque (4th-5th)
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Chris Grabenstein | Prairie Pasque (4th-5th)
Barbed Wire Baseball Marissa Moss Prairie Pasque (4th-5th)
Lincoln's Grave Robbers Steve Sheinkin Prairie Pasque (4th-5th)
Sugar Jewell Parker Rhodes Prairie Pasque (4th-5th)
The Animal Book Steve Jenkins   Prairie Pasque (4th-5th)
Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin Liesl Shurtliff | Prairie Pasque (4th-5th)
The Natural World: The World in Infographics Jon Richards Prairie Pasque (4th-5th)
Courage Has No Color: The True Story of the Triple Nickles: America's First Black Paratroopers Tanya Lee Stone Prairie Pasque (4th-5th)
Follow Follow: A Book of Reverso Poems Marilyn Singer Prairie Pasque (4th-5th)
Words with Wings Nikki Grimes | Prairie Pasque (4th-5th)
Elvis and the Underdogs Jenny Lee | Prairie Pasque (4th-5th)
The Adventures of a South Pole Pig: A Novel of Snow and Courage Chris Kurtz Prairie Pasque (4th-5th)
The Misadventures of Salem Hyde Frank Cammuso Prairie Pasque (4th-5th)
Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball John Coy Prairie Pasque (4th-5th)

*SDTTG: South Dakota Titles to Go is South Dakota's audiobook and ebook library provided through Overdrive.

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