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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
1986-1987

Baby-SItting is a Dangerous Job by Willo Davis Roberts  |  Belinda's Hurricane by Elizabeth Winthrop
Blair's Nightmare by Zilpha K. Snyder Buffalo Woman by Paul Goble
Inside Turtle's Shell and Other Poems of the Fields by Joanne Ryder




The Kid Next Door and Other Headaches by Janice Lee Smith  |  The Man Who Could Call Down Owls by Eve Bunting
Night Dive by Ann McGovern  |  One-Eyed Cat by Paula Fox  |  Ramona Forever by Beverly Cleary


Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan Sarah, Sissy Weed and Ships of the Desert by Paula G. Paul
Surprises by Lee Bennett Hopkins  |  Turn Homeward, Hannalee by Patricia Beatty

Us and Uncle Fraud by Lois Lowry  |  When You Fight the Tiger by Joan Hewett  |  Where Pirates Are by Tom Townsend
Will the Real Gertrude Hollings Please Stand Up by Sheila Greewald  |  Wreck of the Zephyr by Christ Van Allsburg