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Bluebonnet Award Lists

The Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List is one of the most prestigious children’s literature lists in the country. Students, parents, teachers, librarians, booksellers, and authors eagerly await the yearly release.

Bluebonnet Award Winner and Master List
1981-1982

Banana Twist by Florence Parry Heide
Beloved Benjamin is Waiting by Jean Karl
Bunnicula : a Rabbit-Tale of Mystery by Deborah & James Howe
Cry of Crow by Jean Craighead George
Fritzi's WInter by John Chambers
Good for Me by Marilyn Burns
Grandpa's Ghost Stories by James Flora
Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson
Hey Hey Man by Sid Fleischman
Into the Dream by William Sleator
A Little Destiny by Vera & WIlliam Cleaver
Oh, Such Foolishness! by William Cole
Presto, or Adventures of a Turnspit Dog by Marilynne Roach
Ramona and Her Mother by Beverly Cleary
Soup for President by Robert Newton Peck
Unbuilding by David Macaulay
Weird and Wacky Inventions by Jim Murphy
The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
Words by Heart by Ouida Sebestyen