(UNDATED) – Due to the current health crisis, the Indiana Center for the Book is opening up remote voting for the Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Award.
Parents and caregivers of children ages 0-5 who live in Indiana are welcome to experience the five nominated titles through video or in person and then assist their children in voting on their favorite.
Parents may fill out one form for each eligible child. On the form, parents may choose “one” for children who are under the age of one, as the form does not contain an option for zero. The form can be accessed here.
The webpage also contains videos that are appropriate to share with parents so that they can “read” the books while at home and vote on their favorite.
The deadline to turn in votes for the Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Award has been extended until June 30.
The Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Award is an initiative of the Indiana Center for the Book. This state award is administered by the Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Committee made up of professionals in Indiana including teachers, librarians, caregivers, and project coordinators; all of whom are involved in early childhood development.
Each year, children are encouraged to vote for one of five nominated picture book titles.
Please contact Suzanne Walker, director of the Indiana Center for the Book, with any questions.