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Charlie May Simon Book Award Winners

About This Award

Charlie May Simon MedalChildren's literature Medal

The Charlie May Simon Children's Book Award for children's literature has been presented annually since 1971.  The winning author’s book is selected by a vote taken among Arkansas school children in grades 4—6   The purpose of the award is to promote better reading for children and to recognize Mrs. John Gould Fletcher, an outstanding Arkansas author who wrote under the pen name Charlie May Simon.  Honor books for this award may be found on the Arkansas State Library’s website:

Books in Other Libraries

Few libraries will have all the books you need at the time you need them. 

The Other Libraries link on the UALR Ottenheimer Library Web site helps you locate books in area libraries.  Select a library from the list and search their online catalog for the book you want.