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SC Junior Book Award


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Purpose of Awards

The purpose of the South Carolina Junior Book Award is to encourage our students to read quality, contemporary literature and to honor the author of the winning book annually chosen by students.


Have you read one of the nominees from this year's list?


Click HERE to show you have read one of the nominees!


Read three of the nominees and submit a form for each by February 1st and you will be invited to the VOTING PARTY in February!


Start reading today!



Past SC Junior Book Award Winners:

2017 Gratz, Alan Code of Honor
2016 Shull, Megan The Swap
2015 Bodeen, S. A. The Raft
2014 Van Draanen, Wendelin The Running Dream
2013 Lupica, Mike Hero
2012 Parry, Rosanne Heart of a Shepherd
2011 Collins, Suzanne The Hunger Games
2010 Korman, Gordon Schooled
2009 Kadohata, Cynthia Cracker!: The Best Dog in Vietnam
2008 Riordan, Rick The Lightning Thief
2007 Weeks, Sarah So B. It
2006 Farmer, Nancy The House of the Scorpion
2005 Horowitz, Anthony Stormbreaker
2004 Van Draanen, Wendelin Flipped
2003 Naylor, P. Jade Greene: A Ghost Story
2002 Gorman, C. Dork in Disguise
2001 Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
2000 Bloor, E. Tangerine
1999 Spinelli J. Crash
1998 Park, Barbara Mick Harte Was Here
1997 Hesse, K. Phoenix Rising
1996 MacLachlan, P. Baby
1995 Wright, B. The Ghost in the House
1994 Hahn, M. D. Stepping on the Cracks
1993 Hahn, M.D. Dead Man in Indian Creek