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2013 Golden Kite Award Winners Revealed

March 7, 2013

The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) has announced the winners and honorees of the 2013 Golden Kite Awards. "The 2013 awards are presented for excellence in books for young readers published in the 2012 calendar year." Altogether, nine outstanding books have been recognized.

more at the SCBWI website▸▸ 2013 Golden Kite Award Winners FICTION The Five Lives of Our Cat Zook written by Joanne Rocklin Publisher: Amulet Books NONFICTION Noah Webster & His Words written by Jeri Chase Ferris & illustrated by Vincent X. Kirsch Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children PICTURE BOOK TEXT Me and Momma and Big John written by Mara Rockliff & illustrated by William Low Publisher: Candlewick Press PICTURE BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS Lester’s Dreadful Sweaters written & illustrated by K. G. Campbell Publisher: Kids Can Press 2013 Golden Kite Honor Recipients FICTION Code Name Verity written by Elizabeth Wein Publisher: Disney-Hyperion NONFICTION We’ve Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children’s March written by Cynthia Levinson Publisher: Peachtree Publishers PICTURE BOOK TEXT A Leaf Can Be written by Laura Purdie Salas & illustrated by Violeta Dabija Publisher: Millbrook Press PICTURE BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS Electric Ben: The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin written & illustrated by Robert Byrd Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers 2013 Sid Fleischman Award for Humor Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs written & illustrated by Mo Willems Publisher: HarperCollins Children’s Books

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