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The Indian Paintbrush Book Award is an award given annually to books nominated and voted on by children in the fourth, fifth, and sixth grades in Wyoming. The award was first given in 1986. The award is sponsored by the Wyoming Library Association and the Wyoming State Reading Council.

The criteria for the award are:

  • The book may be fiction or nonfiction
  • The book must have been published within the past two years and must still be in print
  • Any student may nominate a book
  • No book may be nominated two consecutive years
  • No book by a winning author may appear on the following year's list


The list of winners by year:





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