Monday, February 21, 2011

MGOC Contributor News: Karen Lynn Williams' A Beach Tail and My Name is Sangoel Receive Honors

The picture book A Beach Tail by Karen Lynn Williams (illustrated by Floyd Cooper) has received various honors, including a starred review from Library Journal. The book was named as part of the Texas 2011 2x2 Reading List. The 2011 Zolotow Award committee also cited A Beach Tail as Highly Commended.

Also, by Williams and Khadra Mohammed, My Name is Sangoel (illustrated by Catherine Stock) was listed in the Anansi collection of Picture books by the Children's Africana Book Awards (CABA) and was also featured in a poster of postcards of Noteworthy books for children about Africa. You can find the CABA page on Facebook:

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