Goals of the Redbud Read-Aloud Award Program:
Build listening and analytical skills using quality, fun literature.
Experience concept of choice and voting procedures.
Increase enthusiasm and future participation in the OK Sequoyah Book Award Program.In previous years, over 26,000 students participated, over 1100 classrooms voted, and over 120 schools submitted votes.2020 Redbud Read-Aloud Masterlist:
Peeping Beauty by Maier, Brenda
Something Smells! by Hellman, Blake Liliane
Croc & Turtle by Wohnoutka, Mike
Do You Believe in Unicorns? by Murguia, Bethanie Deeney
Bugs Don’t Hug: Six-Legged Parents and Their Kids by Montgomery, Heather L.
The Panda Problem by Underwood, Deborah
Did You Eat the Parakeet? by Iacolina, Mark
The Good Egg by John, Jory
Crash, Splash, or Moo! by Shea, Bob
Dandy by Dyckman, Ame
Eat Pete by Rex, Michael
Knock Knock by Sauer, Tammi
The Very Impatient Caterpillar by Burach, Ross
Nobody Hugs a Cactus by Goodrich, Carter
This Is My Room!: (no Tigers Allowed) by Jacobson, Jennifer Richard
Where Is My Balloon? by Bernstein, Ariel
The winner of the 2019 Redbud Read-Aloud Award was:
The Great Puppy Invasion written by Alastair Heim, illustrated by Kim Smith
The winner of the 2018 Redbud Read-Aloud Award was:
Little Wolf’s First Howling by Laura McGee Kvasnosky and Kate Harvey McGee