The Spark Award is an annual award that recognizes excellence in a children’s book published through a non-traditional publishing route.
Two honor winners were announced as well, for Picture Books, "My Friend" written and illustrated by Estrela Lourenco, and for Books for Older Readers, "I Wish My Words Tasted Better" by Kris Abel-Helwig.
Congratulations to the winners and honorees!
Illustrate, Translate, and Write On,
P.S. If you're interested in submitting your 2021 published book to the SCBWI Spark Award, you can find out all the details here.