Austin SCBWI Members Produce “Best Children’s Books of the Year”

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Congratulations to Austin SCBWI members who had their books featured on the Children's Book Committee's Best Children's Books of the Year 2016 list, for books published in 2015. From the Bank Street Center's website: "In choosing books for the annual list, reviewers consider literary quality and excellence of presentation as well as the potential emotional impact of the books on young readers." Congratulations to . . . (drum roll please):

Liz Garton Scanlon for her book IN THE CANYON, illustrated by Ahsley Wolff, and also THE GREAT GOOD SUMMER

Patrice Barton, illustrator for UH-OH! written by Shutta Crum

Chris Barton and Don Tate for THE AMAZING AGE OF JOHN ROY LYNCH

Don Tate for POET: THE REMARKABLE STORY OF GEORGE MOSES HORTON

Jacqueline Kelly for THE CURIOUS WORLD OF CALPURNIA TATE

K.A. Holt for HOUSE ARREST

Margo Rabb for KISSING IN AMERICA