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Nominees Revealed for the 46th NAACP Image Awards

Literary work – Children

  • Beautiful Moon – Tonya Bolden (Author), Eric Velasquez (Illustrator) (Abrams/Abrams Books for Young Readers)
  • Dork Diaries 8: Tales From A Note-So-Happily Ever After – Rachel Renee Russell with Nikki Russell and Erin Russell (Simon & Schuster)
  • Little Melba and Her Big Trombone – Katheryn Russell-Brown (Author), Frank Morrison (Illustrator) (Lee & Low Books)
  • Malcolm Little – Ilyasah Shabazz (Author), AG Ford (Illustrator) (Simon & Schuster)
  • Searching for Sarah Rector – Tonya Bolden (Abrams/Abrams Books for Young Readers)

 Literary work – Youth/Teens

  • Because They Marched: The People’s Campaign for Voting Rights That Changed America – Russell Freedman (Holiday House)
  • Brown Girl Dreaming – Jacqueline Woodson (Nancy Paulsen Books)
  • Revolution – Deborah Wiles (Scholastic Press)
  • The Freedom Summer Murders – Don Mitchell (Scholastic Press)
  • The Red Pencil – Andrea Davis Pinkney (Author), Shane Evans (Illustrator) (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)

The winners will be announced during a televised ceremony on February 6. (LA Times)

About the NAACP
The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.

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