SCBWI

The Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) has announced the winners of their 2013 Golden Kite Award and the winners of the Sid Fleischman Humor Award.  These are presented for excellence in books for young readers published in 2012. 

Here are the winners:

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The Five Lives of Our Cat Zook

The Five Lives of Our Cat Zook by Joanne Rocklin

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Noah Webster and His Words

Noah Webster & His Words by Jeri Chase Ferris, illustrated by Vincent X. Kirsch

PICTURE BOOK TEXT

Me and Momma and Big John

Me and Momma and Big John by Mara Rockliff, illustrated by William Low

PICTURE BOOK ILLUSTRATION

Lester's Dreadful Sweaters

Lester’s Dreadful Sweaters by K. G. Campbell

SID FLEISCHMAN AWARD FOR HUMOR

Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs

Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo Willems

 

HONOR BOOKS

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Code Name Verity

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

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We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March

We’ve Got a Job by Cynthia Levinson

PICTURE BOOK TEXT

A Leaf Can Be...

A Leaf Can Be by Laura Purdie Salas, illustrated by Violeta Dabija

PICTURE BOOK ILLUSTRATION

Electric Ben: The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin

Electric Ben by Robert Byrd