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.2021 Redbud Read-Aloud Masterlist:Bad Brows by Jason Carter EatonBall & Balloon by Rob SandersThe Box Turtle by Vanessa RoederThe Cool Bean by Jory JohnDirt Cheap by Mark HoffmannEverybody Says Meow by Constance LombardoFire Truck vs. Dragon by Chris BartonFriday Night Wrestlefest by J. F FoxI Found a Kitty! by Troy CummingsI Want a Dog by Jon AgeeMy Brother the Duck by Pat Zietlow MillerNugget & Fang Go to School by Tammi SauerThe Peculiar Pig by Joy SteuerwaldPlease Don’t Eat Me by Liz ClimoSwim Swim Sink by Jenn HarneyThis Is a Sea Cow by Cassandra Federman
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