Society of
Children's Book Writers
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Texas Institute of Letters Honor Chris Barton & Varian Johnson

The Texas Institute of Letters recently honored two Austin SCBWI members.

Varian Johnson received the Jean Flynn Award for Best Middle Grade Book for THE PARKER INHERITANCE (Scholastic, 2018).

Chris Barton received the Texas Institute of Letters Award for Best Picture Book for WHAT DO YOU DO WITH A VOICE LIKE THAT?: THE STORY OF EXTRAORDINARY CONGRESSWOMAN BARBARA JORDAN (illustrated by Ekua Holmes, Beach Lane Books, 2018).