Sooner Sequoyah Reader
Sequoyah Children's Book AwardWith this award, Oklahoma honors the Native American leader Sequoyah, for his creation of the Cherokee syllabary, the 86 symbols representing the sounds in the Cherokee language. With this, Sequoyah created a way to preserve his people's language and culture.The Sequoyah Award is the 3rd oldest children's Reader's Choice Award in the U.S. The program is open to all Oklahoma students in grades 3 - 6.
Want to be a Sooner Sequoyah Reader?Students in Grades 3-6 can read 8 or more from 2018 Children's List and score 80% or above on AR quiz before April 19, 2017. The 5th and 6th grade students can also choose from books on the 2018 Intermediate List (as a side note we will only have a few Intermediate books available in the media center, but they will all be at the public library). All Sooner Sequoyah Readers will be invited to a celebration in May!Click on the above highlighted text to download the list you wish to read. Be sure to have an adult sign before you return to Mrs. Kersey.This page is maintained by Mrs. Kersey.