Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The 2017 Golden Kite Award And Sid Fleischman Humor Award Winning Books!



This year, the awards will be presented at the sold-out 2018 SCBWI Winter Conference in New York.
Congratulations to all the winners!


Middle Grade Fiction: Jack Cheng - SEE YOU IN THE COSMOS (Dial Books/Penguin Random House)



 Non-Fiction for Older Readers: Debora Heiligman - VINCENT AND THEO (Godwin Books/Henry Holt and Company)



Picture Book Nonfiction: Carole Boston Weatherford - SCHOMBURG: THE MAN WHO BUILT A LIBRARY (Candlewick Press)



 Picture Book Illustration: Kenard Pak - GOODBYE AUTUMN, HELLO WINTER (Henry Holt and Company) 



Picture Book Text: Carolyn Crimi - THERE MIGHT BE LOBSTERS (Candlewick Press)



Young Adult Fiction: Elana K. Arnold – WHAT GIRLS ARE MADE OF (Carolrhoda Lab)


Sid Fleischman Award Winner: Crystal Allen - THE MAGNIFICENT MYA TIBBS: THE WALL OF FAME GAME (Balzer & Bray/HarperCollins)



Congratulations as well to the creators of the Golden Kite honor books...

Middle Grade Fiction:
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley – The War I Finally Won (Dial Books/Penguin Random House)
Ruth Freeman – One Good Thing About America (Holiday House)

Picture Book Text:
Carmen Agra Deedy- The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet (Scholastic Press/Scholastic, Inc.)

Picture Book Illustration:
LeUyen Pham – Fallingwater (Roaring Brook)

Young Adult Fiction:
Courtney Stevens – Dress Codes for Small Towns (Harper Teen/HarperCollins)  Liara Tamani – Calling My Name (Greenwillow Books/HarperCollins)

Click here to find out more about the Golden Kite Awards and Sid Fleischman Humor Award.

Illustrate and Write On!
Lee

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