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Dorothy's List

Dorothy's List is Vermont's Children's Book Award for readers in grades 4 -8. Named after Vermont author Dorothy Canfield Fisher, this book award will get a fresh new name next year that will be voted by student readers.

Join the reading challenge! Readers all over Vermont are reading and discussing these books. Here's how...

READ [read...listen to...have read to you... it all counts, so long as you finish the book!]

  • 5 books to vote for the winner in April.
  • As many books as you can, as our top readers will be invited to the Battle of the Books event held in May.
  • All 30 books and win a new book off next year's list!

REVIEW [This is how you tell Mrs. Bryce what you've read for the Challenge!]

  • Google Form [scroll below]
  • Handwritten review slip - [in the library]

TRACK [your own reading]

  • Punch card
  • Check list

SHARE [Wild readers share with others about their reading!]

  • Informal book talks
  • Book groups
  • Dorothy's List Blog - see below!



Dorothy Canfield Fisher Resources


The BOOKS Here's the master list


The CHECKLIST Check off as you read


The BLOG Join the conversation


The TRAILERS - Compiled by VT Librarian Lisa Baranyay


DOROTHY'S LIST ON VPR Listen to readers talk about these books. Contains previous year's books too!


Previous List Resources