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7 Ate 9

Announcing the Irma S. and James H. Black Awards and Cook Prize Winners!

This year’s Irma Black winner is: 7 Ate Nine by Tara Lazar; illustrated by Ross MacDonald This year’s Irma Black Honor Books are: How the Cookie Crumbled by Gilbert Ford Sparkle Boy by Lesléa Newman; illus. by M. Mola After the Fall by Dan Santat The winner of the 2018 Cook Prize is: Beauty and the Beak:  How […]

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The Children’s Book Committee’s New Awards Medal!

The Children’s Book  Committee unveiled its new awards medallion on April 5, 2018 during its annual prize ceremony. The new medallion was based on the Children’s Book Committee’s current logo.       At the request and with the input of then Chair of the Children’s Book Committee, Alice Belgray, the image was created by Joan […]

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The Children’s Book Committee Awards 2018!

On April 5th, the Children’s Book Committee celebrated its 2018 Children’s Book Awards. It was a very special day. Each guest received a copy of the Children’s Book Committee’s Best Books of the Year 2018             During the ceremony: Madeleine Dunphy, publisher Web of Life Books accepted the non-fiction award for Hawk Mother: The Story […]

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Seeking 2018 Spanish Language Children’s Books for Review

The Children’s Book Committee (CBC) at Bank Street College of Education is seeking books in Spanish for its new “recommended” list. Books for consideration should be published only in Spanish or translated into Spanish from another language in 2018. Work published prior to 2018 will not be considered. Each work for consideration will be given […]

Meg Medina speaking

A Celebration of Bilingual Books and Latinx Communities

Despite a nor’easter the day before our March 3rd conference, A Celebration of Bilingual Books and Latinx Communities was a great success!  Watch the KidLit Intro The day started with an introduction by author Emma Otheguy (Marti’s Song for Freedom/Martí y sus versos por la libertad, Lee and Low 2017).  Watch Emma’s KidLit Interview Emma offered some personal experiences […]

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