I'm excited that Alyson Beecher, at Kid Lit Frenzy, is continuing her Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge for the fifth year in a row.
I had a few books on my Youth Media Awards prediction list that won, but a few I need to catch up on soon! The Sibert Award winner was Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras by Duncan Tonatiuh , which I predicted for the Belpré Illustrator Award (it won a Belpre Honor). The only one I got right on my Sibert predictions is Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans written and illustrated by Don Brown. I predicted it as a Sibert Honor, and that's what it got. There were a lot of other wonderful nonfiction books that received awards on Monday (Alyson has them all on her blog post today), and I'm happy that I've read most of them. Here's one I didn't get to before the awards, but I caught up on it yesterday:
Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement written by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Ekua Holmes
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