In the meantime, how about some predictions for tomorrow when the ALA Youth Media Awards are announced?
The Lion and Mouse by Jerry Pinkney. Hands down.
I'm also a big fan of The Negro Speaks of Rivers.
I'm not sure who will win and who will honor, but I'm pretty sure these books will be there:
When You Reach Me
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Claudette Colvin: Twice Towards Justice
Evolution of Calpurnia Tate
Claudette Colvin will win. Day-Glo Brothers and Frog Scientist will honor.
Coretta Scott King illustrator:
The Negro Speaks of Rivers
Not sure which will win and which will honor but we'll see the following on the list:
Marcelo in the Real World
If I Stay
The New YALSA nonfiction award:
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