Scholastic Book Fair— every fall and
spring the Library Media Center (LMC) is turned into
lover's paradise when we host a book fair. Children
and their parents are given the opportunity to purchase
the latest books supporting the
Caldecott Program— was named
in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator
Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the
Association for Library Service to Children, a
division of the American Library Association, to
the artist of the most distinguished American picture
book for children.
Twain Award Program— every year
12 books are nominated for the Mark Twain Award
given by the Missouri Association of School Librarians.
Fourth and fifth graders who read at least four
of the nominees may vote for this special award.
In March, the library hosts a fun party to announce
the winning title for the children who participated.
Winners are announced in April.
Newbery Medal — was named for
eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery.
It is awarded annually by the Association for Library
Service to Children, a division of the American
Library Association, to the author of the most
distinguished contribution to American literature
Me Readers — The Show Me Readers
Award is to promote literature, literacy, and reading
in Missouri elementary schools for grades one through
three, and to promote recognition of authors and
illustrators of books that are favorites of Missouri
children in these grades.