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2018 Crystal Kite Award Goes to Cynthia Levinson and The Youngest Marcher

The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist by Cynthia Levinson (illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton) won the 2018 Crystal Kite Award for the Texas/Oklahoma region. The Crystal Kite Award is given to fifteen books that represent excellence in the field of children’s literature. They are peer-selected and voted on by SCBWI members from local regions. Congratulations to all the wonderful 2018 winners across all the regions! And a special congratulations to our very own Cynthia Levinson!!