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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
1988-1989

Behave Yourself, Bethany Brant by Patricia Beatty  |  Death of Iron Horse by Paul Goble  |  Dinosaurs by Lee Bennett Hopkins
Every Living Thing by Cynthia Rylant Fox in a Trap by Jane Resh Thomas


General Butterfingers by John Reynolds Gardiner Ghost Eye Tree by Bill Martin  |  Icebergs and Glaciers by Seymour Simon
Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World by Mildred Pitts Walter Magic Book by Willo Davis Roberts




Not-Just-Anybody Family by Betsy Byars  |  Pecos Bill by Steven Kellogg  |  Peter the Great by Diane Stanley
Racso and the Rats of NIMH by Jane Leslie Conly  |  Rumpelstiltskin by Paul O. Zelinsky




Search for Grissi by Mary F. Shura  |  Stay Away from Simon by Carol Carrick  |  To Space and Back by Sally Ride
Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman