2019 Indian Paintbrush Award-Winners Named

Mar 26, 2019

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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