Towner Book Award

  • The William C. Towner Award

    Informational text, open nominations, committee selected, student voted.

    The Towner Award is named after Bill Towner, longtime Seattle librarian and mentor to dozens of librarians. Bill was an outstanding teacher-librarian who worked with thousands of students from all backgrounds and taught all of them his love of literature. Bill showed us how caring teachers and librarians can make a difference.  


    Book Challenge for students in grades 3-5.


    How to participate:

    1. Read a book from the Towner 2021 Book Award Nominee List.

    2. Complete the Towner 2021 Book Reporting Google Form.

    That's it!

    Once you've completed these steps, Mrs. Altena will let you choose a prize from her prize drawer.  She'll do this once a month.

    You can start reading anytime!