Mrs. Schlawin, Librarian | Jefferson Elementary School Library| 403 E. 9th Street | Muscatine IA 52761 | Phone: 563-263-8800

Iowa Award Books

Jefferson students read 206 Iowa Children's Choice Award Books & 64 students voted for their favorite!

Iowa Children's Choice Award Winners for Jefferson:
1. Rain Reign by Martin
2. I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871 by Tarshis
3. Tie between Fourteenth Goldfish by Holm and Loot: How to Steal a Fortune by Watson

2016-2017 Iowa Award Books 


  1. Gaby, Lost and Found by Angela Cervantes
  2. What We Found in the Sofa and How It Saved the World by Henry Clark
  3. Absolutely Almost by Lisa Graff True (...Sort Of) by Katherine Hannigan
  4. The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes
  5. The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm
  6. Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
  7. Dash by Kirby Larson
  8. A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd
  9. Fantasy League by Mike Lupica
  10. Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin
  11. All the Answers by Kate Messner
  12. Winterling by Sarah Prineas
  13. Sugar by Jewell Parker Rhodes
  14. How to Speak Dolphin by Ginny Rorby
  15. Jake and Lily by Jerry Spinelli
  16. I Survived the Great Chicago Fire,1871 by Lauren Tarshis
  17. Loot: How to Steal a Fortune by Jude Watson
  18. Honey by Sarah Weeks
  19. Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

2017-2018 Award Books

Iowa Goldfinch Award Books

Iowa Children's Choice Award Books