Kwame Alexander Tops Indian Paintbrush Awards

The 2018 Indian Paintbrush Book Award winner is The Crossover by Kwame Alexander. First runner up is Pax by Sara Pennypacker, and second runner up is Wish by Barbara O’Connor.

Sponsored by the Wyoming Library Association and the Wyoming State Reading Council, the Indian Paintbrush Award provides the opportunity for Wyoming youth in grades 4-6 to select a favorite book and honor its author. This year, 1,417 students voted, thanks to the schools and public libraries who participated in voting and encouraged kids to read the nominees.

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