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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
1996-1997

Amber on the Mountain by Tony Johnston  |  Beast Feast by Florian Douglas  |  Beware of Kissing Lizard Lips by Phyllis Shalant
Birthday Surprises by Johanna Hurwitz  |  Dandelions by Even Bunting




Jericho by Janet Hickman  Kate Shelley by Robert D. San Souci  |  Merlin and the Dragons by Jane Yolen
Mick Harte Was Here by Barbara Park Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco




Sand and Fog by Jim Brandenburg  |  Shape-Changer by Bill Brittain  |  Sharks by Seymour Simon
Stranded at Plimoth Plantation 1626 by Gary Bowen  |  Swamp Angel by Anne Isaacs




Trespassers by Zilpha Keatley Snyder  |  Uncle Daney's Way by Jessie Haas  |  The Well by Mildred D. Taylor