Minnesota Youth Reading Awards

Welcome to Minnesota Youth Reading Awards!

This is the home of the Maud Hart Lovelace and Star of the North Book awards.

Board positions now open!

What's MYRA?

It is Minnesota Youth Reading Awards' (MYRA's) 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.

Proudly 100% volunteer powered! Connecting Minnesota youth to amazing books for 40 years.

2021 Nominees Released!

Renew your MYRA membership today by logging in with your account. See our step-by-step guide for help.

Why Join MYRA?

  • Access to voting privileges for both the Maud Hart Lovelace AND the Star of the North Book Awards for one site
  • Member-only resources and goodies

  • Summer packet of items including posters, bookmarks and more from our sponsors

  • Updates throughout the year about events and resources related to the current nominees

Learn more and join today!


Upcoming events

    • Saturday, November 07, 2020
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)
    • Virtual!
    Register


    Celebrate the 2020 MYRAs!

    The Minnesota Youth Reading Awards -- home of the Star of the North and Maud Hart Lovelace awards -- are pleased to present the 2020 MYRA Awards!

    Tune in online for our first fully virtual awards ceremony. More details will be added here in the coming days.

    As always, our events are free for all! This is a family-friendly event. Red Balloon Bookshop will be selling books, prizes are happening and lots of fun!

    RSVP for reminders to this event. No registration is required to attend or view the event once archived.


Volunteer With MYRA!

We are always needing assistance with MYRA activities throughout the year.

Please email president@myrahome.org if you are interested in joining our organization! MYRA cannot function without our great volunteers, from board members, selection committee members and readers.

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