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    • October 27, 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Luminarias Restaurant

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    Keynote Speaker: Margarita Engle

    Margareta Engle

    2018 Book Award Winners

     Outstanding Picture Book Biography

    Michael Mahin
    Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend, Muddy Waters
    Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2017.

    After the Fall by Dan Santat

    Excellence in Picture Book

    Dan Santat
    After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again)
    Roaring Brook Press, 2017.

    One Last Word by Nikki Grimes

    Myra Cohn Livingston Award for Poetry

    Nikki Grimes
    One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance
    Bloomsbury USA Childrens, 2017

    The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo and Sara Kipin

    Peggy Miller Award for Young Adult Literature

    Leigh Bardugo and Sara Kipin
    The Language of Thorns
    Imprint, 2017

    Maya Lin: Thinking with Her Hands by Susan Goldman Rubin The Quilts of Gee's Bend by Susan Goldman Rubin

    Notable Contribution to the Field of Non-Fiction 

    Susan Goldman Rubin

     Maya Lin: Thinking with Her Hands

     Chronicle Books, 2017.


    The Quilts of Gee's Bend 

    Harry N. Abrams, 2017

    Dorothy C. McKenzie Award for Distinguished Service

    to the Field of Children's Literature:

    Elizabeth Dragga, Founder and Executive Director - The Book Truck 

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