New Hampshire children, from preschool to third grade, will select the winning picture book when they vote in November 2015. The deadline for sending in vote tally sheets will be Friday, December 11, 2015 at 4:30pm. Voting materials will be posted on the Ladybug web page in July. Full catalog records for all of the nominated titles are available in the NHU-PAC.
If you want to get ahead of the crowd you can go ahead and order your Ladybug Stickers anytime.
The 2015 nominees for the Ladybug Picture Book Award are:
- Sleepover with Beatrice & Bear by Monica Carnesi (Nancy Paulsen Books)
- The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers (Philomel Books)
- This Orq (He Cave Boy) by David Elliott and Lori Nichols (Boyds Mills Press)
- Flight School by Lita Judge (Atheneum Books for Young Readers)
- As an Oak Tree Grows by G. Brian Karas (Nancy Paulsen Books)
- The Invisible Boy by Trudy Ludwig and Patrice Barton (Alfred A. Knopf)
- Maple by Lori Nichols (Nancy Paulsen Books)
- Blizzard by John Rocco (Disney/Hyperion)
- Three Bears in a Boat by David Soman (Dial Books for Young Readers)
- Mama Built a Little Nest by Jennifer Ward and Steve Jenkins (Beach Lane Books)