2019 Indian Paintbrush Award-Winners Named

The 2019 Indian Paintbrush Awards have been announced More than 900 Wyoming students in grades 4-6 voted on these as their favorites for the year:

  • Winner: The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
  • First runner up: Restart by Gordon Korman
  • Second runner up: Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling

The Wyoming Library Association and the Wyoming State Literacy Association jointly sponsor three awards: the Buckaroo Book Award for children in grades K-3, the Indian Paintbrush Book Award for children in grades 4-6, and the Soaring Eagle Book Award for youth in grades 7-12. The purpose of these awards is to provide an opportunity for the youth of Wyoming to read and select favorite books and to honor the authors of those books.

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  1. Christina Greenfield

    We are looking for labels for the award winners from 2019. Are they not available online anymore? If not, could someone email them to us? We want to label the winner, 1st and 2nd runner up books.

    Thank you,

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