Red Clover Book Award

red clover logo, drawn image of a red cloverThe Red Clover Book Award is designed for children in kindergarten through fourth grade. Each year thousands of Vermont school children read the 10 nominated picture books and vote for their favorite in the spring. The award has been handed out annually since 1997.

The winner of the 2021 Red Clover Book Award is Crab Cake: Turning the Tide Together by Andrea Tsurumi! View her thank-you video to Vermont students here:

2021-2022 Program Materials

2020-2021 Program Materials

2020 Red Clover Book Award Conference Materials

Past Nominees and Winners


The 2021-22 Red Clover Book Award Committee is:

  • Abby Adams, Platt Memorial Library (Shoreham) & Shoreham Elementary School
  • Kelly Bouteiller, Charlotte Central School
  • Cara Clopton, Allen Brook School (Williston)
  • Hannah Fjeld, Neshobe School (Brandon)
  • Diane Grenkow, Jeudevine Memorial Library (Hardwick)
  • Abby Johnson, Cobleigh Public Library (Lyndonville)
  • Liv Perry, Morristown Elementary School
  • Lis Zwick, Echo Valley Community School District (Orange & Washington)

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