Minnesota Youth Reading Awards

2024 Star of the North (SOTN) Award Nominees

Our selection committee is happy to announce the nominees for the Star of the North picture book award. To learn how our committee selects titles, please visit our main SOTN page.

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2024 SOTN Nominees

  • The Beak Book written and illustrated by Robin Page

  • Berry Song written and illustrated by Michaela Goade
  • The Big Leaf Leap by Molly Beth Griffin; illustrated by Meleck Davis
  • Blue Floats Away by Travis Jonker; illustrated by  Grant Snider
  • Hello, Mandarin Duck! by Bao Phi; illustrated by Ken Daley
  • A House for Every Bird by Megan Maynor; illustrated by Kaylani Juanita
  • John's Turn by Mac Barnett; illustrated by Kate Berube
  • Knight Owl written and illustrated by Christopher Denise 
  • Pizza! A Slice of History written and illustrated by Greg Pizzoli
  • This is a School by John Schu; illustrated by Veronica Miller Jamison
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