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  1. Arkansas Diamond and Charlie May Simon Awards Presentation by: Katy Clevenger Class: Into/Fall 2011

  2. Arkansas Diamond Award • Fulbright Elementary Media Center. Retrieved October 12, 2011. from http://fulbrightelementarylibrary.weebly.com/arkansas-diamond-nominees.html • The Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award began 1998 to encourage reading for students in Grades K-3. Like the Charlie May Simon Awards, the award is selected by an annual vote. Children in Grades K-3 must have read at least three of the titles from the annual reading list and select one title. • Arkansas State Library. (2011). Retrieved October 12, 2011 from http://www.library .arkansas.gov/ChildrensBookAwards/Pages/ArkansasDiamondPrimaryBookAward.aspx

  3. 2010-2011 Winners • TWO BOBBIES:  A TRUE STORY OF HURRICANE KATRINA, FRIENDSHIP, AND SURVIVAL by Kirby Larson and Mary Nethery and illustrated by Jean Cassels is the winner of the 2010-2011 Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award.  Arkansas State Library. (2011). Retrieved October 12, 2011. from http://www.library .arkansas.gov/ChildrensBookAwards/Pages/ArkansasDiamondPrimaryBookAward.aspx • HELP ME, MR. MUTT!:  EXPERT ANSWERS FOR DOGS WITH PEOPLE PROBLEMS written by Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens Crummel and illustrated by Janet Stevens is the Honor Book for 2010-2011.  Arkansas State Library. (2011). Retrieved October 12, 2011. from http://www.library. arkansas.gov/ChildrensBookAwards/Pages/ArkansasDiamondPrimaryBookAward.aspx

  4. 2011-2012 Arkansas Diamond Nominees • Fulbright Elementary Media Center. Retrieved October 12, 2011. from http://fulbrightelementarylibrary.weebly.com/arkansas-diamond-nominees.html

  5. 2011-2012 Arkansas Diamond Nominees • Fulbright Elementary Media Center. Retrieved October 12, 2011. from http://fulbrightelementarylibrary.weebly.com/arkansas-diamond-nominees.html

  6. 2011-2012 Arkansas Diamond Nominees • Fulbright Elementary Media Center. Retrieved October 12, 2011. from http://fulbrightelementarylibrary.weebly.com/arkansas-diamond-nominees.html

  7. 2011-2012 Arkansas Diamond Nominees • Fulbright Elementary Media Center. Retrieved October 12, 2011. from http://fulbrightelementarylibrary.weebly.com/arkansas-diamond-nominees.html

  8. Charlie Mae Simon Award Fulbright Elementary Media Center Retrieved October 12, 2011. from http://fulbrightelementarylibrary.weebly.com/charlie-may-simon-nominees.html • The Charlie May Simon Children's Book Award for children's literature has been presented annually since 1971 to an author whose book has been selected through a vote taken by Arkansas school children in grades four, five and six.  The purpose of the award is to promote better reading for children and to recognize Mrs. John Gould Fletcher, an outstanding Arkansas author who wrote under the pen name Charlie May Simon. • Arkansas State Library. (2011). Retrieved October 12, 2011. from http://www.library. arkansas.gov/ChildrensBookAwards/Pages/CharlieMaySimonAward.aspx

  9. Who is Charlie May Simon • Fulbright Elementary Media Center Retrieved October 12, 2011. from http://fulbrightelementarylibrary.weebly.com/charlie-may-simon-nominees.html • Charlie May Simon was born August 17, 1897, at Monticello, Arkansas, but moved to Memphis at an early age. She attended Memphis State University, Stanford University and the Chicago Art Institute. She returned to Arkansas after she married John Gould Fletcher in 1936. Throughout her lifetime, Mrs. Fletcher traveled extensively, gathering information for her many prize winning biographies.   She lived at Johnswood, her home in Little Rock, until her death in 1977. • During her distinguished career, Charlie May Simon wrote over 27 books for children and young adults. Her first work, ROBIN ON THE MOUNTAIN, was published in 1934 and is considered a classic in children's literature. Other works include STRAW IN THE SUN, ALL MEN ARE BROTHERS, and FAITH HAS NEED OF ALL THE TRUTH. • Arkansas State Library. (2011). Retrieved October 12, 2011. from http://www.library.arkansas.gov/ ChildrensBookAwards/Pages/CharlieMaySimonAward.aspx

  10. 2010-2011 Winners • SWINDLE by Gordon Korman is the winner of the 2010-2011 Charlie May Simon Children's Book Award.  It was published by Scholastic in 2008. • Fulbright Elementary Media Center Retrieved October 12, 2011. from http://fulbrightelementarylibrary.weebly.com/charlie-may-simon-nominees.html • LOST AND FOUND by Andrew Clements is the Honor Book for 2010-2011.  It was published by Athenuem, a division of Simon & Schuster, in 2008. • Fulbright Elementary Media Center Retrieved October 12, 2011. from http://fulbrightelementarylibrary.weebly.com/charlie-may-simon-nominees.html

  11. 2011-2012 Charlie May Simon Nominees • Fulbright Elementary Media Center Retrieved October 12, 2011. from http://fulbrightelementarylibrary.weebly.com/charlie-may-simon-nominees.html

  12. 2011-2012 Charlie May Simon Nominees • Fulbright Elementary Media Center Retrieved October 12, 2011. from http://fulbrightelementarylibrary.weebly.com/charlie-may-simon-nominees.html

  13. 2011-2012 Charlie May Simon Nominees • Fulbright Elementary Media Center Retrieved October 12, 2011. from http://fulbrightelementarylibrary.weebly.com/charlie-may-simon-nominees.html

  14. 2011-2012 Charlie May Simon Nominees • Fulbright Elementary Media Center Retrieved October 12, 2011. from http://fulbrightelementarylibrary.weebly.com/charlie-may-simon-nominees.html

  15. References • Arkansas State Library. (2011). Retrieved October 2, 2011. from http://www.library.arkansas.gov/ChildrensBookAwards/Pages/CharlieMaySimonAward.aspx • Arkansas State Library. (2011). Retrieved October 12, 2011. from http://www.library.arkansas.gov/ChildrensBookAwards/P ages/ArkansasDiamondPrimaryBookAward.aspx • Fulbright Elementary Media Center Retrieved October 12, 2011. from http://www. Fulbrightelementarylibrary.weebly.com /charlie-may-simon-nominees.html • Fulbright Elementary Media Center. Retrieved October 12, 2011. from http://www.fulbrightelementarylibrary. weebly.com/arkansas-diamond-nominees.html