crystal kite

The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) has announced the winners of the 2013 Crystal Kite Awards.  Winners are selected by the members in two rounds.  There is one winner for each regional Division.  Here are the 2013 winners:

AFRICA

 

The Magyar Conspiracy by Neil Malherbe

AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND

Ten Tiny Things

Ten Tiny Things by Meg McKinlay, illustrated by Kyle Hughes-Odgers

CALIFORNIA/HAWAII

The One and Only Ivan

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

SOUTHEAST

Glory Be

Glory Be by Augusta Scattergood

MID-SOUTH

The Dark Unwinding

The Dark Unwinding by Sharon Cameron

MIDDLE EAST/INDIA/ASIA

Samurai Awakening

Samurai Awakening by Benjamin Martin

MIDWEST

Creepy Carrots!

Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds, illustrated by Peter Brown

SOUTHWEST

How to Babysit a Grandpa

How to Babysit a Grandpa by Jean Reagan

NEW ENGLAND

See You at Harry's

See You at Harry’s by Jo Knowles

NEW YORK

Capture the Flag

Capture the Flag by Kate Messner

ATLANTIC

Boy and Bot

Boy + Bot by Ame Dyckman, illustrated by Dan Yaccarino

TEXAS/OKLAHOMA

Chained

Chained by Lynne Kelly

AMERICAS

The Stamp Collector

The Stamp Collector by Jennifer Lanthier

UK/EUROPE

15 Days Without a Head

Fifteen Days without a Head by Dave Cousins

WEST

Pickle: The (Formerly) Anonymous Prank Club of Fountain Point Middle School

Pickle by Kim Baker, illustrated by Tim Probert