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Nēnē Award Winners

2015 Nēnē Nominee Booklist

2014 Nēnē Nominee Booklist

2013 Nēnē Nominee Booklist

2012 Nēnē Nominee Booklist

2011 Nēnē Nominee Booklist

2010 Recommended Booklist

2009 Recommended Booklist

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Eligibility Rules

Students- Before voting on a book (one vote only!), try to answer these questions:

Booklist Creation

The selection committee puts together nominee booklist titles, selected from top votes and write-ins from the previous school year by the children of Hawai'i. Any favorite, well-written book following the below eligibility guidelines may be nominated. Email nominations to victoria.dworkin@librarieshawaii.org

Official nominations for the Nene Award come from children, teachers, and librarians in the state of Hawaii. However, publishers or authors are welcome to send review copies to the Nene Title Recommendation Committee for consideration. We have a continuous review process. We consider any juvenile fiction for grades 4 through 6 published within the last six years - since 2009 - for the next list.

There are usually about five members of the committee. Review copies can be sent to:
Nene Award Committee Attn: Vicky Dworkin
Hawaii State Library, Edna Allyn Room for Children
478 S. King Street
Honolulu, HI 96813