2019 Boston Globe – Horn Book Awards

On Wednesday, the winners of the 2019 Boston Globe – Horn Book Awards were announced at SLJ’s Day of Dialog. Given in three categories, Picture Book, Fiction and Poetry, and Nonfiction, each category has a winner and two honor books. Here are the winning titles:

PICTURE BOOK WINNER

The Patchwork Bike by Maxine Beneba Clarke; illustrated by Van Thanh Rudd

 

FICTION AND POETRY WINNER

The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon

 

NONFICTION WINNER

This Promise of Change: One Girl’s Story in the Fight for School Equality by Jo Ann Allen Boyce and Debbie Levy

 

PICTURE BOOK HONORS

Dreamers written and illustrated by Yuyi Morales

We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga written by Traci Sorell; illustrated by Frané Lessac

 

FICTION AND POETRY HONORS

Darius the Great Is Not Okay by Adib Khorram

On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

 

NONFICTION HONORS

Hey, Kiddo written and illustrated by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Nine Months: Before a Baby Is Born written by Miranda Paul; illustrated by Jason Chin