Behind the Book is dedicated to bringing the highest quality authors and illustrators into NYC classrooms, and we are thrilled to announce that this year’s American Library Association Youth Media Award winners include a number of BtB partner authors and illustrators!
Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney, winners of the Coretta Scott King Book Award for Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America
Jacqueline Woodson, Corretta Scott King Honor Book recipient for Each Kindness
Bryan Collier, Corretta Scott King Illustrator Book winner for I, Too, Am America
Peter Brown, Caldecott Honor Book recipient for Creepy Carrots!
Margaret A. Edwards Lifetime Achievement Award winner Tamora Pierce
May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Award winner Andrea Davis Pinkney
Congratulations to our fantastic partner authors and illustrators, and thank you for supporting Behind the Book’s mission of creating readers for life!