Irma Black Award Ceremony
Thousands of children in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia and the United Arab Emirates participated in the voting process in 2021. Because of the ongoing pandemic, the award ceremony scheduled for Thursday, May 13, 2021 with keynoter, Sophie Blackall, two time Caldecott winner, was canceled. However, we are sharing videos from the gold medalists and honorees on this page below.
To learn more about the 2021 Irma Black Award read this School Library Journal article “Cat Dog Dog” Wins Irma Black Award.
A Comment About All of the Books From a First Grader
Upon announcement, of the award, our room erupted in cheers and applause! One child saying…”It took a long time to figure that out, but I guess it was because there were TOO many good books to choose from. If there was only one good one it would have been easy!