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Charlie May Simon and
Arkansas Diamond Award Information

Preview Lists Below


Charlie May  Simon Reading List
Diamond Reading List 

2018-2019 Overviews 

Thanks to Cora Ellsworth, Perma Bound in Arkansas,
for providing the Overviews.

Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award 2018

The Bear Ate Your Sandwich

written and illustrated by Julia Sarcone Roach, published by Knopf, is the winner of the 2018 Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award.

Arkansas Diamond Primary Honor Book 

Ragweed’s Farm Dog Handbook 

written and illustrated by Anne Vittur Kennedy, published by Candlewick, is the Honor Book for the 2018 Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award. 

Charlie May Simon Children's Book Award 2016-2017

The Crossover
written by Kwame Alexander
 2017 Charlie May Simon Children's Book Award. 

Charlie May Simon Children's Honor Book 2016-2017

El Deafo
written by Cece Bell
2017 Charlie May Simon Honor Book


Charlie May Simon Book Award

    • Established 1971
    • Students in Grades 4-6
    • To promote better reading for children


Diamond Primary Book Award

    • Since 1998
    • Students in Grades K-3

    • To encourage reading for students in Grades K-3


Simon and Diamond Award Winners

Address: 902 Golf View Drive, Searcy, AR 72143
Phone: (501) 940-1172

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