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2019 Boston-Globe Horn Book Awards

Looking for some award-winning titles to add to your summer reading log?  Have you checked out any of the Boston-Globe Horn Book Award winners?  Since 1967, they have celebrated excellence in children’s and young adult literature by awarding in three categories: Picture Book, Fiction and Poetry, and Nonfiction.   The winning titles must be first U.S. editions of books published between June 2018 and May 2019, but may be written or illustrated by citizens of any country.   Here are the winners (and honors) for 2019.  

PICTURE BOOK WINNER
The Patchwork Bike by Maxine Beneba Clarke

PICTURE BOOK HONORS
Dreamers by Yuyi Morales
We Are Grateful : Otsaliheliga by Traci Sorrell

FICTION/POETRY WINNER
The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon

FICTION/POETRY HONORS
Darius the Great Is Not Okay by Adib Khorram
On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

NONFICTION WINNER
This Promise of Change: One Girl's Story in the Fight for School Equality by Jo Ann Allen Boyce & Debbie Levy

NONFICTION HONORS
Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Nine Months: Before a Baby Is Born by Miranda Paul
 

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