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The Nebraska Golden Sower Awards

2018-2019 nominees announced!

The WPS Libraries will house multiple copies of all of the Nebraska Golden Sower nominees and winners each year.

Make sure to check them out and cast your vote each spring!

2018-2019 Golden Sower Nominees

2017-2018 Golden Sower Nominees
    2018 Picture Book Winner
   We Forgot Brock! by Carter Goodrich

        Picture Book Honors
        Wolfie the Bunny by Ame Dyckman (illus. by Zachariah O'Hora)
        If You Plant a Seed by Kadir Nelson
2018 Chapter Book Winner
   Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar

        Chapter Book Honors
        Baker's Magic by Diane Zahler
        The Seventh Most Important Thing by Shelley Pearsall
2018 GS Novel Winner
   House Arrest by K.A. Holt

        GS Novel Honors
        Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt
        Code of Honor by Alan Gratz

2016-2017 Golden Sower Nominees
    2017 Picture Book Winner
   Gaston by Kelly DiPucchio (illus. by Christian Robinson)

        Picture Book Honors
        Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall by Katherine Applegate (illus. by G. Brian Karas)
        Ninja Red Riding Hood by Corey Rosen Schwartz (illus. by Dan Santat)
2017 Chapter Book Winner
   The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

        Chapter Book Honors
        El Deafo by Cece Bell
        Loot by Jude Watson
2017 GS Novel Winner
   Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

        GS Novel Honors
        Famous Last Words by Katie Alender
        Torn Away by Jennifer Brown

2015-2016 Golden Sower Nominees
2016 Primary Winner
   The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt (illus. by Oliver Jeffers)

        Primary Honors
        That is Not a Good Idea by Mo Willems
        My Crocodile Does Not Bite by Joe Kulka
2016 Intermediate Winner
   Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein

        Intermediate Honors
        Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff
        Darling, Mercy Dog of World War I by Alison Hart (illus. by Michael G. Montgomery
2016 Young Adult Winner
   Stung by Bethany Wiggins

        Young Adult Honors
        The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau
        The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die by April Henry

2014-2015 Golden Sower Nominees
   2015 Primary Winner
   Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds (illus. by Peter Brown)

        Primary Honors
        Crafty Chloe by Kelly DePucchio (illus. by Heather Ross)
        Randy Riley's Really Big Hit by Chris Van Dusen
2015 Intermediate Winner
   The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen

        Intermediate Honors
        Eight Keys by Suzanne LaFleur 
        Jake and Lily by Jerry Spinelli
2015 Young Adult Winner
   Prisoner B-3087 by Alan Gratz

        Young Adult Honors
        Variant by Robison Wells 
        Cinder by Marissa Meyer

The Nebraska Golden Sower Awards

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