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Become a Participant

Would your school or library like to participate in choosing the outstanding STEM picture book of the year award?


1. All voting participants must be eight to ten years old (third through fourth grade)

2. Any class, library class, or afterschool library program may participate

3. Submit a registration form for your class 

4. Purchase the finalists for discussion at your local bookstore, online, or through the Bank Street Bookstore, which offers a discounted set of all four books

5. Read the Award Curriculum for information on how the children can evaluate and choose their favorite titles

6. Submit your votes by April 17, 2017 (voting form to come)

7. If you would like the special seals to place on the front of your books, gold for the winner and silver for the honor books, please send a stamped, self addressed envelope to:

Kristin Freda
The Cook Prize 
Bank Street College of Education 
610 West 112th Street
NY, NY 10025