SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
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SCBWI announces 2018 Crystal Kite Awards

 

Given to fifteen books that represent excellence in the field of children’s literature, the Crystal Kites Awards are peer-selected, voted on by SCBWI members from local regions. Congratulations to our wonderful 2018 winners, listed here by regional division. 

For more information about submitting to the Crystal Kites, go to the official award description page here

 

Atlantic (Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Wash DC, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland)

7 ATE 9: THE UNTOLD STORY by Tara Lazar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Australia, New Zealand

The Scared Book by Debra Tidball

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

California, Hawaii

Lost Boys by Darcey Rosenblatt

 

 

 

 

Canada

My Beautiful Birds by Suzanne Del Rizzo

 

 

 

Internationals Other

Will You Read My Book with Me by Lawrence Schimel

 

 

 

Mid South Division (Kansas, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi, Louisiana)

A Dog Like Daisy by Kristin O’Donnell Tubb

 

 

 

Middle East, India, Asia

Yossi and the Monkeys by Jennifer MacLeod

 

 

 

Mid West Division (Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio)

Blue Sky White Stars by Sarvinder Naberhaus

 

 

 

New England (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island)

This House, Once by Deborah Freedman

 

 

 

New York

Beastly Brains: Exploring How Animals Think, Talk, and Feel by Nancy Castaldo

 

 

 

South East Division (Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama

Mouse by Zebo Ludvicek

 

 

 

South West Division (Nevada, Arizona, Utah, southern Idaho, Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico)

If Your Monster Won’t Go to Bed by Denise Vega

 

 

 

Texas, Oklahoma

The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist by Cynthia Levinson

 

 

 

UK, Ireland

Mold and the Poison Plot by Lorraine Gregory

 

 

 

Western Division (Washington, Oregon, Alaska, northern Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota)

The Book of Mistakes by Corinna Luyken