Minnesota Youth Reading Awards

2025 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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2025 SOTN Nominees

  • Beneath: written by Cori Doerrfeld; illustrated by Cori Doerrfeld

  • A Delicious Story: written and illustrated by Barney Saltzberg
  • Finding Family: The Duckling Raised by Loons: by Laura Purdie Salas; illustrated by Alexandria Neonakis
  • Jumper: A Day in the Life of a Backyard Jumping Spider: written and illustrated by Jessica Lanan
  • Just One Flake: written and illustrated by Travis Jonker
  • My Powerful Hair: written by Carole Lindstrom; illustrated by Steph Littlebird
  • Our Pool: written and illustrated by Lucy Ruth Cummins
  • The Red Jacket: written and illustrated by Bob Holt
  • Song in the City: written by Daniel Bernstrom; illustrated by Jenin Mohammed
  • The Together Tree: written by Aisha Saeed; illustrated by LeUyen Pham
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