Nomination & Submission Guidelines

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 15 copies of each book to be considered for the award. Books are distributed to the Review Panel to be used in the selection procedure. Copies are donated to the host city of the DADD conference and to the Dolly Gray Children’s Literature Award Special Collection in the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University.

Send books to be considered to the chair of the award:

Tina Taylor, 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 3 months in advance of the conference. The deadline for submitting books to be considered for the 2022 award is October 1, 2021. The award will be presented in January 2022.