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Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Award - Read and Vote!


05/09/2022 | Reading Ready, Online Storytime

Children Ages 0 to 5 Can Vote!

Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Award

The Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Award is given by the Indiana Center for the Book. Every year children listen to the nominees and vote for their favorite.

1. Watch a video read aloud of the five nominated books or check them out from this list to read aloud together at home.

2. Submit your child's choice for their favorite one. Voting can be done by turning in a ballot at any library location. Print a ballot or pick one up at a branch. ) or vote electronically here. One vote per child. The last day to vote is July 31, 2022.

3. Add to the fun with the 2022 Firefly Program Guide and the Firefly Activity Sheet.

Reading Ready is an Indianapolis Public Library initiative that encourages the five practices that help children get ready to learn how to read: reading, singing, writing, talking, and playing.

Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Award Nominees

Read the five books in this list and then submit your child's choice for their favorite one!

Find Fergus

Boldt, Mike

Fergus the bear is trying to hide, but he's not very good at it. He's going to need your help

Grace and Box

Howard, Kim

Grace has found that with her new friend box (and a little imagination) she can be anything and go anywhere. What happens when box starts to sag and rip?

Not Now, Cow

Sauer, Tammi

Cow does not know how to dress appropriately for the changing seasons unlike all the other animals on the farm.