2020 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards

The winners of the 2020 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards were announced on May 27th during SLJ’s virtual Day of Dialog. A winner and two honor books were selected in each of the three categories. Here are the winners:

PICTURE BOOK AWARD WINNER

Saturday by Oge Mora

FICTION AND POETRY AWARD WINNER

King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender

NONFICTION AWARD WINNER

Infinite Hope: A Black Artist’s Journey from World War II to Peace by Ashley Bryan

PICTURE BOOK HONOR BOOKS

Birdsong by Julie Flett

Pokko and the Drum by Matthew Forsythe

FICTION AND POETRY HONOR BOOKS

Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller

NONFICTION HONOR BOOKS

Ordinary Hazards: A Memoir by Nikki Grimes

It Began with a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way written by Kyo Maclear; illustrated by Julie Morstad

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