Minnesota Youth Reading Awards

2022 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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2022 SOTN Nominees

  • Friday Night Wrestlefest by JF (Jennifer) Fox and illustrated by Micah Player

  • I Am Every Good Thing by Derrick Barnes and illustrated by Gordon C. James
  • Johnny's Pheasant, by Cheryle Minnema and illustrated by Julie Flett
  • Lift by Minh Le and illustrated by Dan Santat
  • The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family by Ibtihaj Muhammed and illustrated by Hatem Aly
  • See the Cat: Three Stories About a Dog by David LaRochelle and illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka
  • Snail Crossing written and illustrated by Corey R. Tabor
  • Swashby and the Sea written by Beth Ferry and illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal
  • Ten Ways to Hear Snow by Cathy Camper and illustrated by Kenard Pak
  • The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read by Rita Lorraine Hubbard and illustrated by Oge Mora

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