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The Nebraska Book Awards program, sponsored by the Nebraska Center for the Book (NCB), recognizes and honors books that are written by Nebraska authors, published by Nebraska publishers, set in Nebraska, or concerning Nebraska. Nominations. Please note: Nominations for the 2021 Nebraska Book Awards are now closed. The Nebraska Center for the Book selected Your Bridge to History by Portia Love and Preston Love, Jr. (‎Preston Publishing, 2019) as the state’s selection for the National Book Festival’s Fantastic Reads from Fantastic Places programing. Each state selects one book approximately the state, or by an author from the state, that is a good read for children Sponsors for the 1996 Festival include the Nebraska Center for the Book, the Lincoln Journal-Star, the Nebraska Humanities Council, Ameritas, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and the Lincoln Public Schools Foundation/Library Power Initiative.

Moreover to Wayne State College (WSC) and the Nebraska Center for the Book (NCB) – with Katherine Walter, NCB Festival Committee chairperson – sponsors of this year’s Festival include the Nebraska Humanities Council, The Gardner Foundation, the Nebraska Branch of Education, Random House, and the WSC Campus Bookstore. On Saturday, October 27, the Nebraska Center for the Book will announce the winners of the annual Nebraska Book Awards in a ceremony at 11:00 a.m., to be followed by the annual Book Festival luncheon with readings by 2007 Nebraska Book Award winners. The Nebraska Book Festival (formerly the Nebraska Literature Festival ) has been co-sponsored by the Nebraska Center for the Book and the Humanities Nebraska (formerly Nebraska Humanities Council) since its inception in 1991. 2021 Celebration of Nebraska Books will be held on Saturday October 23, 2021.

The celebration, and open to the public, will feature presentation of the Nebraska Center for the Book’s Nebraska Book Awards, Mildred Bennett Award and Jane Geske Award. The 2021 Nebraska Book Awards will honor authors and publishers of books with a Nebraska The Nebraska Book Festival will continue October 18 with programs for children and adults at the Lincoln Children’s Museum, the Nebraska State Historical Society’s Museum of Nebraska History, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Culture Center, and other locations near Centennial Mall.

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