Anna Dewdney Read Together Award Finalists

The finalists for the first Anna Dewdney Read Together Award have been announced by Penguin Young Readers, the Children’s Book Council, and Every Child a Reader. The winner will be a picture book that is “both a superb read-aloud and also sparks compassion, empathy, and connection.” The award commemorates the late Anna Dewdney.

Here are the finalists:

28954177 Last Stop on Market Street

Edward Gets Messy by Rita Meade, illustrated by Olga Stern

Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena, illustrated by Christian Robinson

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Mother Bruce by Ryan Higgins

Toby by Hazel Mitchell

Won-Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku

Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku by Lee Wardlaw, illustrated by Eugene Y