And The DCF Book Award Goes To...

Apr 21, 2014

Voting among Vermont's fourth through eighth graders for the 2013-2014 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award concluded on Friday. And the winner is...

Wonderby R.J. Palacio!

Two Vermont authors made the top 10. Jo Knowles's See You at Harry's came in at number five and S.S. Taylor's The Expeditioners is number eight. Here are voting results for the top 10 titles out of the 30 books on the DCF Master List:

  1. Wonder – 733
  2. The One and Only Ivan – 346
  3. I Funny – 313
  4. The False Prince – 301
  5. See You at Harry's – 295
  6. Chomp – 200
  7. One for the Murphys – 197
  8. The Expeditioners – 159
  9. Ungifted – 129
  10. Little Dog, Lost – 125

On the next Dorothy's List we'll take a look back at the book Wonder and our conversation with author R.J. Palacio. We'll also preview the 2014-2015 DCF Master List and talk with Vermont authors Linda Urban and Tanya Lee Stone, who both have books on the new list.

Broadcast Monday, May 5 during Vermont Edition at noon and 7 p.m. Dorothy's List is sponsored by the VPR Journalism Fund.