How to Vote for the 2018 Award:




Deadline for voting is Friday May 4, 2018


SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES SHOULD SUBMIT THEIR VOTES ONLINE HERE




2017 WLA OTTER Award results
83: Schools in Washington State that participated
4,919: Students who read at least 2 books to vote
34: Public schools that promoted and voted for the award
2: Independent schools that promoted and voted for the award
6: Books on the inaugural reading list
603: Votes for Kung Pow Chicken: Let’s Get Cracking!
649: Votes for Shelter Pet Squad: Jelly Bean
664: Votes for The Haunted Library
674: Votes for Dragon Masters: Rise of the Earth Dragon
808: Votes for Ranger in Time: Rescue on the Oregon Trail
1,521: Votes for Hilo: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth
1: Winning book – Hilo: The Boy who Crashed to Earth by Judd Winick




The OTTER Award is for ALL students in grades K-5.
We recognize that elementary children transition into chapter books at different ages and, as such, do not limit our voting to a specific age or grade level.