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An Annual Award for the Best Book as Chosen by the Students of Kentucky

The Kentucky Bluegrass Award is a student choice program. The KBA promotes and encourages Kentucky students in kindergarten through grade 12 to read a variety of quality literature. All Kentucky public and private schools, as well as public libraries, are welcome to participate in the program.

2014 KBA Book Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the schools and libraries that have won a KBA Book Grant this year. Thank you to our Book Grant sponsors this year: several of the publishers (listed on the KBA Partner page); Kentucky Reading Association, Kentucky Association of School Librarians, and W. Frank Steely Library at Northern Kentucky University.

K-2 Book Grant Winners
Breckinridge Elementary, Lexington, KY
Naomi Carroll
Glenn O. Swing Elementary, Covington, KY
Julia McGivern
Lakeside Christian Academy, Morehead, KY
Brittany Adams
Ryland Heights Elementary, Ryland Heights, KY
Karrie Kennett
Slaughter Elementary, Louisville, KY
Lesley McConn
3-5 Book Grant Winners
Carlisle County Elementary School, Bardwell, KY
Callie Dismukes
Ezel Elementary, Ezel, KY
Michelle Smith
Hogsett Elementary, Danville, KY
Norma Hopkins
Nicholasville Elementary, Nicholasville, KY
Myria Ironmonger
Waynesburg Elementary, Waynesburg, KY
Rebecca Cash
6-8 Book Grant Winners
Bondurant Middle School, Frankfort, KY
Leigh Kuhn
Leestown Middle School, Lexington, KY
Debbie Cox
McCreary County Middle School, Stearns, KY
Stacie Davis
North Middle School, Henderson, KY
Jeanne Cleveland
Western Middle School, Louisville, KY
Wendy Stoll
9-12 Book Grant Winners
Caldwell County High School, Princeton, KY
Anna Ray
Gallatin County High School, Warsaw, KY
Angela Baker
Moore Traditional School, Louisville, KY
Gwendolyn Wethington
Scott County Ninth Grade School, Georgetown, KY
Lisa Fierro
Thomas Nelson High School, Bardstown, KY
Melissa Case

The Kentucky Bluegrass Award program is graciously supported by the Kentucky Reading Association, the Kentucky Association of School Librarians, and the Kentucky Department of Library and Archives. Please consult the KBA Partners page for more information about these generous supporters.