Tuesday, May 19, 2015

It's The 2015 Crystal Kite Award Winners!

The SCBWI is excited to announce the winners of the 2015 Crystal Kite Member Choice Awards for our fifteen regional divisions:

Atlantic (Pennsylvania/Delaware/New Jersey/Wash DC/Virginia/West Virginia/Maryland)

Yvonne Ventresca –

Pandemic (Sky Pony Press)

Australia/New Zealand

Karen Blair, written by Raewyn Caisley –

Hello From Nowhere (Penguin Books Australia)


Connie Goldsmith –

Bombs Over Bikini: The World’s First Nuclear Disaster (Lerner Publishing Group/Twenty-First Century Books)


Karen Krossing –

Bog (Fitzhenry & Whiteside)

International Other

Kristy Dempsey, illustrated by Floyd Cooper –

A Dance Like Starlight: One Ballerina’s Dream (Philomel Books)

Mid-South (Kansas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Tennessee/Kentucky/Missouri/Mississippi)

Courtney Stevens –

Faking Normal (HarperTeen)

and Laura Roach Dragon –

Hurricane Boy (Pelican Publishing)

Middle East/India/Asia

Arundhati Venkatesh –

Petu Pumpkin: Tooth Troubles (Duckbill Books)

Midwest (Minnesota/Iowa/Nebraska/Wisconsin/Illinois/Michigan/Indiana/Ohio)

Jill Esbaum, illustrated by Gus Gordon –

I am Cow, Hear Me Moo (Dial Books)

New England (Maine/Vermont/New Hampshire/Connecticut/Massachusetts/Rhode Island)

Melissa Stewart, illustrated by Sarah Brannen –

Feathers: Not Just for Flying (Charlesbridge)

New York

Nancy Castaldo –

Sniffer Dogs: How Dogs (And Their Noses) are Saving The World (HMH)

Southeast (Florida/Georgia/South Carolina/North Carolina/Alabama)

Kerry Cerra, illustrated by Katy Betz –

Just a Drop of Water (Sky Pony Press)

Southwest (Nevada/Arizona/Utah/Colorado/Wyoming/New Mexico)

Tara Dairman –

All Four Stars (Puffin Books)


Varsha Bajaj –

Abby Spencer Goes to Bollywood (Albert Whitman & Company)


Claire Furniss –

The Year of the Rat (Margaret K. McElderry Books)

West (Washington/Oregon/Alaska/Idaho/Montana/North Dakota/South Dakota)

Laurie Ann Thompson –

Be a Change Maker: How to Start Something That Matters (Simon Pulse)

Congratulations to all the winners!

You can find out more about SCBWI's annual Crystal Kite Awards here.

Illustrate and Write On,

1 comment:

Candy Gourlay said...

Congratulations to all the winners!