The We Need Diverse Books Walter Awards named winners and honorees of the Walter Dean Myers Awards for Outstanding Children’s Literature:
Firekeeper’s Daughter, by Angeline Boulley (Henry Holt and Co.)
Younger Readers Winner
Red, White, and Whole, by Rajani LaRocca (Quill Tree Books)
Separately, the Jewish Book Council announced the winners of the National Jewish Book Awards. To Repair a Broken World: The Life of Henrietta Szold, Founder of Hadassah by Dvora Hacohen was named Book of the Year.