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2021 Irma S. Black Award Silver Medalist: Bread for Words: A Frederick Douglass Story

Bread for Words: A Frederick Douglass Story is an Irma S. Black Award silver medalist. Congratulations to author Shana Keller and illustrator Kayla Stark!

 

2021 Irma Black Contender: Bread for Words: A Frederick Douglass Story

Bread for Words: A Frederick Douglass Story was announced to be a contender for the 2021 Irma Black award. Congratulations to author Shana Keller and illustrator Kayla Stark!

 

2021 Green Earth Book Award Long List: Winged Wonders, Lions & Cheetahs & Rhinos OH MY!

Winged Wonders: Solving the Monarch Migration Mystery (by Meeg Pincus, illus. by Yas Imamura) and Lions & Cheetahs & Rhinos OH MY!: Animal Artwork by Children in Sub-Saharan Africa (by John Platt and Moira Rose Donohue) have both made the 2021 Green Earth Book Award Long List!

 

2021-2022 Keystone to Reading Elementary Book Award: A Girl Like You, Tails from the Animal Shelter

A Girl Like You and Tails from the Animal Shelter have both been nominated for the 2021-2022 Keystone to Reading Elementary Book Award!

 

2021 Notable Children's Books in the Language Arts: Winged Wonders

Winged Wonders: Solving the Monarch Migration Mystery has been selected as a 2021 Notable Children's Books in the Language Arts. Congratulations to author Meeg Pincus and illustrator Yas Imamura!

 

Reading Month Honors, Michigan State Capitol

Author Brynne Barnes (Books Do Not Have Wings & Colors of Me) was honored at the Michigan State Capitol for her contributions as a children's author and educator. Congratulations, Brynne!

 

Capitol Choices 2021 List of Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens: Winged Wonders

Winged Wonders: Solving the Monarch Migration Mystery (by Meeg Pincus, illus. by Yas Imamura) has made the Capitol Choices 2021 List of Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens.

 

Green Earth Book Award 2021 Long List: Winged Wonders and Lions & Cheetahs & Rhinos OH MY!

Winged Wonders: Solving the Monarch Migration Mystery (by Meeg Pincus, illus. by Yas Imamura) and Lions & Cheetahs & Rhinos OH MY!: Animal Artwork by Children in Sub-Saharan Africa (by John Platt and Moira Rose Donohue) have both been selected for the 2021 Green Earth Book Award Long List!

 

Rise: A Feminist Book Project for Ages 0-18 List: A Girl Like You

A Girl Like You by Frank and Carla Murphy, illus. by Kayla Harren, made it onto the Rise: A Feminist Book Project for Ages 0-18 list!

 

2021-2022 South Carolina Book Award Nominee: The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng

The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng is a 2021-2022 South Carolina Book Award nominee! Congratulations to author Sophia Gholz and illustrator Kayla Harren!