Indian Paintbrush Book Award Book

Indian Paintbrush Book Award Book Lists

Sponsored by the Wyoming Library Association and the Wyoming State Reading Council, the Indian Paintbrush Book Award provides the opportunity for Wyoming youth in grades 4-6 to select a favorite book and honor its author. Its purpose is to help Wyoming students in grades 4-6:
  • Become acquainted with the best contemporary authors.
  • Become aware of the qualities that make a good book.
  • Set a goal to read at least three good books.
  • To honor an author whose books Wyoming students have enjoyed.
For more information, contact the Wyoming Indian Paintbrush Book Award Committee.

2017-2018 Indian Paintbrush Winners

1st Runner-up

2nd Runner-up

Alexander, Kwame - Crossover
Pennypacker, Sara - Pax
O'Connor, Barbara - Wish

Past Winners and Nominees by Author or Date

2018-2019 Indian Paintbrush Nominees

Applegate, Katherine - Wishtree
Bowling, Dusti - Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus
Bradley, Kimberly - War That Saved My Life
Brown, Daniel - The Boys in the Boat (Young Readers Adaptation)
Haddix, Margaret Peterson - Under Their Skin (Under Their Skin #1)
Korman, Gordon - Restart
Lai, Thanhha - Listen Slowly
Lord, Cynthia - Half a Chance
Mull, Brandon - Dragonwatch (Dragonwatch #1)
Reynolds, Jason - Ghost