Teachers & librarians:
This page contains all the files needed to promote the award and collect votes at your location.
The Blue Spruce Award winner is announced at the Colorado County International Reading Association (CCIRA) conference, held in early February. Voting on the award runs from July 1 through December 31.
Facts about the Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Award and best practices document.
DOWNLOAD A VOTE POSTER
DOWNLOAD NOMINEE LABELS
DOWNLOAD NOMINEE POSTER
Use this simple poster year after year to promote the Blue Spruce Award at your location.
Use this voting ballot (front & back) to collect votes from your teens. Then, return to our site to enter the results from your location on our Voting Tally Form.
Download and print these nominee labels, then use them to denote which books in your collection have been nominated for the Blue Spruce Award.
ONE PAGE NOMINEE LIST
This one page list will give you all the nominations and a quick synopsis.
Printed posters are sent to Colorado schools and public libraries. If you have have not received one by September 15, you may request it using the contact form or print the one above.
QUICK PROMOTIONAL TIPS
Check out our quick guide for promoting the Blue Spruce Award at your location!
PLAN FOR PROMOTING BLUE SPRUCE AWARD
Use this form to help you create a plan for promoting Colorado Blue Spruce Book Award at your school or public library.
BOOK TALKING BLUE SPRUCE AWARD NOMINATIONS
Use the form to help others create Book talks for all our nominees.