The Geisel Award is given annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year.
The purpose of the South Carolina book awards is to encourage students to read good quality contemporary literature and to honor the authors of the books annually chosen the favorites by student vote.
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