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Friday, February 5, 2016

American IndianLibrary Association's 2016 Youth Literature Awards were announced today.  These awards are made every two years.  Here's the list--check your collection, do you have some of them?  If not, consider it!

Picture Book Award Winner
Little You 
Written by Richard Van Camp
Illustrated by Julie Flett
Published in 2013 by Orca Book Publishers

Picture Book Honor
Sitting Bull: Lakota Warrior and Defender of His People
Written and illustrated by S.D. Nelson
Published in 2015 by Abrams Books for Young Readers


Middle School Award Winner
In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse
by Joseph Marshall III
Written by Joseph Marshall III
Published in 2015 by Amulet Books

Middle School Honor
Dreaming in Indian: Contemporary Native Voices
Edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale
Published in 2014 by Annick Press

Young Adult Winner
House of Purple Cedar
Written by Tim Tingle
Published n 2013 by Cinco Puntos Press


Young Adult Honor
Her Land, Her Love
Written by Evangeline Parsons Yazzie

Published in 2016 by Salina Bookshelf

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