Announcement: BCTBA Nominations and Book Grant from Perma-Bound

Buckeye Children’s and Teen Book Awards Nominations

Children and teens in Ohio are currently nominating their favorite books for the Buckeye Children’s and Teen Book Awards.  The top five nominated books in each grade-level category (K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and Teen) will go to the ballot for the 2017 Buckeye Book Awards.  These top nominees will be announced on April 1, 2017 at

Nominations remain open all year, but nominations must be made by March 10 in order to be considered for the 2017 Buckeye Book Awards.

Perma-Bound Grant for Teachers and Librarians

Perma-Bound is once again graciously sponsoring a grant that will allow 4 teachers or librarians to each win 15 new books, to help them get students excited about reading and to promote voting for the Buckeye Book Awards. Public and school librarians, teachers, and out-of-school program educators are eligible.  Apply by March 15th for the Perma-Bound Buckeye Book Award Programming Grant.  The winners of this grant will receive three copies each of the top five nominated books in one grade-level category, for a total of 15 books, from Perma-Bound. There will be 4 grant winners named, one for each grade-level category.

For more information and to apply for the book grant:

The deadline to apply is March 15, 2017.