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The Charlie May Simon Children's Book Award for children's literature has been presented annually since 1971 to an author whose book has been selected through a vote taken by Arkansas school children in grades four, five and six. 

Students in 4th or 5th grade who have read at least 3 of the books on the 2016-2017 reading list are eligible to vote for the book they think deserves to win the Charlie May Simon award for 2017. Voting will happen in the Spring of 2017.


Upcoming Events:
  •  Picture Day
  •  Book Fair

Charlie May Simon Book Challenge begins August 15th and runs to April 3rd.

Eastside Eaglet Book Challenge begins January 9th and runs to March 6th.

Newbery Book Challenge begins April 10th and runs to May 22nd.