The MN Star of the North Award is the younger counterpart to the Maud Hart Lovelace Award for students in grades 3-8.
Nominees are chosen with students K-Grade 2 in mind. If a student PreK-2nd Grade reads (or has someone read nominees TO them) 8 of the 10 nominated books then he/she is eligible to vote for the Award! Online voting takes place in March.
Following are the nominees for 2017-18: