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Sasquatch Reading AwardSasquatch Book Award 

Due to the closing of schools during the Covid-19 pandemic, all awards have shifted their timeline. Votes are due by Friday June 5th. 

Kids' Choice Award for 4th through 6th grades

  • Read or listen to any two nominated titles to be eligible to vote. 
  • Books can be found at your school library and at the public library. Ask a librarian if you need help. 
  • Voting takes place April 1 -June 5 and the winner for the state is announced shortly after voting closes.



The Sasquatch Committee is excited to announce the nominees for 2020-2021!

2020 Sasquatch Award Nominees

nominees for 2019-2020


2019 Sasquatch Award Winner Is A Night Divided by Jennifer Nielsen

The Washington Library Association's Sasquatch Book Award Committee is thrilled to announce that the young people of Washington State have elected Jennifer Nielsen as the 2019 Sasquatch Award Winner. : 

 “New York Times Bestselling author, Jennifer Nielsen, was born and raised in northern Utah, where she still lives today with her family, a dog that won’t play fetch, and a cat that hallucinates. She is the author of The Ascendance trilogy, beginning with THE FALSE PRINCE; the TRAITOR’S GAME series, RESISTANCE, A NIGHT DIVIDED and the forthcoming historical WORDS ON FIRE. She loves chocolate, old books, and lazy days in the mountains..”


  For more information about Jennifer please see  her website.

Here's the total of votes cast for each title:

Fuzzy 999 
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth 529
It Ain't so Awful, Falafel 404
Skeleton Tree 923
Midnight War of Mateo Martinez 295
A Night Divided 1920
Wish 1449
Ghost 1642
Tapper Twins Go to War 1402
Evil Wizard Smallbone 430
Save Me a Seat 1043
Wolf Hollow 608




Thank you to everyone who read and voted!