ABILENE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT MOCKINGBIRD BOOK AWARD A Read-Aloud Program for Grades K-2
A spring reading program promoted by the library program. The method of voting is left to the discretion of each librarian. Voting is to be completed by May 1st.
Currency: Copyrighted within three years; most current preferred
Interest level: K-2
Suitability for reading aloud to an entire class.
Reader and listener appeal
Literary and aesthetic merit
Non-fiction, fiction, and folklore
Hands-on preview required
Two favorable review sources required
Mockingbird Committee: The Mockingbird Committee of Abilene Independent School District is comprised of library staff members as well as any member of the Center for Library Services faculty who wishes to participate. All members will have the opportunity to participate in the selection of the Mockingbird titles for the coming year during a June selection meeting.