Wednesday, February 4, 2015

The American Library Association announces their Stonewall Book Award - Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children's & Young Adult Literature Award

Given annually to English-language children’s and young adult books of exceptional merit relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience.


The winner of the 2015 Stonewall Children's and Young Adult Literature Award is:

This Day in June,” written by Gayle E. Pitman, Ph.D., illustrated by Kristyna Litten and published by Magination Press, an imprint of the American Psychological Association.

Three Honor Books were selected:

Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out,” by Susan Kuklin, photographed by Susan Kuklin and published by Candlewick Press.

I’ll Give You The Sun,” written by Jandy Nelson, published by Dial Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC.

Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress,” written by Christine Baldacchio, pictures by Isabelle Malenfant, published by Groundwood Books / House of Anansi Press.

Have fun reading them all - I know I will!

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