Charlotte Zolotow Awards: Johnny’s Pheasant by Cheryl Minnema, illustrated by Julie Flett, was named the Charlotte Zolotow Award recipient for outstanding writing of a picture book, from the Cooperative Children’s Book Center of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The book was published in 2019 by the University of Minnesota Press. Five Honor books were named:
Fry Bread by Kevin Noble Maillard, Roaring Brook,
A Map into the World by Kao Kalia Yang, Carolrhoda,
Pokko and the Drum by Matthew Forsythe, Simon & Schuster,
Saturday by Oge Mora, Little, Brown, and
Truman by Jean Reidy, Atheneum.