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Bluebonnet Books

Texas Bluebonnet Award

The Texas Bluebonnet Award is a unique program that encourages reading for pleasure and is aimed at students in grades 3-6. Each year, 20 books are chosen as the “Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List" by the TBA selection committee.
If students read a minimum of five books from the current master list (or have the books read aloud to them), they have the opportunity to vote for their favorite title during the month of January each year. The author of the book receiving the most votes statewide is declared the winner of the Texas Bluebonnet Award.  
 
Check out more information and resources about 2017-2018 Texas Bluebonnet List: https://texasbluebonnetaward2018.wordpress.com/ 
 

 

KP Bluebonnet Club

Who: 3rd, 4th & 5th grade students 
 
What: Read a minimum of 5 of the 2017-2018 Bluebonnet books with 4 being chapter books and 1 being a picture book. Take an AR test on each completed book and score 80% or higher.
 
When: January Deadline, TBA
 
Where: The Bluebonnet Books are located in the KP library, can be checked out at the Temple Public Library or found in Follett Shelf (our eBook collection in Destiny Quest).
 
Why: It feels wonderful to set a goal and be successful! Also, you may read a book that you really love!
 
Students in the KP Bluebonnet Club will be eligible to attend the KP Bluebonnet Breakfast AND the TISD Bluebonnet Extravaganza. Our TISD Bluebonnet Extravaganza is known statewide as our own librarian, Mrs. Childress, and other TISD librarians presented our district event at the 2017 Texas Library Association Conference in San Antonio, Texas.