It is Minnesota Youth Reading Awards' purpose to administer yearly "read and vote" awards programs, providing nominee titles that offer opportunities for Minnesota youth to see themselves and others in the pages, to make new connections, and to engage and enjoy the world of reading. Get in touch with us by using our contact form or email email@example.com
What We Do
MYRA currently has two awards for young readers in Minnesota.
Maud Hart Lovelace
Named to honor the classic children's author Maud Hart Lovelace, the MHL award has two divisions. Division I focuses on grades 3-5 and Division II focuses on grades 6-8. Nominees must be works of fiction and not classified as a picture book. Read more →
Star of the North
The SOTN award promotes quality and engaging picture books for our young readers in Minnesota. This award focuses on grades Kindergarten, 1st grade and 2nd grade. Parents, educators and librarians are encouraged to read these nominees with their young readers. Read more →
MYRA board members are charged with facilitating and organizing all activities of Minnesota Youth Reading Awards, Inc. If you are interested in becoming part of our team or are inquiring about nonprofit documents, please email firstname.lastname@example.org