For information about the Dolly Gray Children’s Literature Award, including eligibility and evaluation criteria, see Information and Procedures.

Submission Procedures

Publishers are asked to donate 12 copies of each book to be considered for the award. Books are distributed to the Review Board be used in the selection procedure and copies are also donated to the host city of the DADD biennial convention and to the Dolly Gray Children’s Literature Award book collection in the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University. Books to be considered for the award can be sent to the chair of the award:

Tina Taylor Dyches, Dolly Gray Award Chair
301 McKay Building
McKay School of Education
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602 USA


This award is given biennially in conjunction with the CEC-DADD conference. All books considered for the award must be submitted at least three months in advance of the conference. The deadline for submitting books to be considered for the 2016 award is October 2015. The award will be presented in January 2016.