The Caldecott Award for best illustrated book was given to Hello Lighthouse illustrated by Sophie Blackall.
Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal
The Rough Patch by Brian Lies
Thank You, Omu! by Oge Mora
A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin
I am proud to say that through the generosity of our PTO we have hosted both Grace Lin and Brian Lies in recent years! Both are so deserving of this award!
The Newbery Award was given to the best chapter book of the year:Merci Suarez Changes Gears by Meg Medina
The Book of Boy by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
The Coretta Scott King book awards were given to the following books by African American authors and illustrators that reflect the African American experience:
Finding Langston by Lesa Cline-Ransome
The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson
The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon
I have read Finding Langston and The Season of Styx Malone and would highly recommend both books. Excellent writing, engaging characters. I have A Few Red Drops and The Parker Inheritance also on my To Be Read list!