Children’s Africana Book Awards 2018

Congratulations to all!

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BEST BOOKS: YOUNG CHILDREN

 

Nigeria
Atinuke
Angela Brooksbank, illus.
Candlewick
South Africa
Kathryn  Erskine
Charly Palmer, illus
Farrar, Strauss, Giroux

Ghana

 

      Portia Dery
Toby Newsome, illus.
     African Bureau Stories

HONOR BOOKS: YOUNG CHILDREN

 

Uganda
Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl
Sandra van Doorn, illus.
Lantana

Kenya
Wanuri Kahiu
Manuela Adreani, illus.
Lantana

BEST BOOK: OLDER READERS

South Africa

 When Morning Comes
Arushi Raina
Tradewind

  

HONOR BOOKS: OLDER READERS

 

Ghana
Kwame Alexander
Mary Rand Hess
Blink

Nigeria

Nnedi Okorafor
Viking

NOTABLE BOOKS: OLDER READERS
 

Senegal

 

Leah Henderson
Atheneum

Uganda

 

Keely Hutton
Farrar Straus Giroux

BEST NEW ADULT BOOK

Cameroon

 

Imbolo Mbue
Random House

The Children’s Africana Book Awards (CABA) are presented annually to the authors and illustrators of the best children’s and young adult books on Africa published or republished in the U.S. The awards were created by Africa Access and the Outreach Council of the African Studies Association (ASA) to encourage the publication and use of accurate, balanced children’s materials about Africa. The awards are presented in three categories:Young Children, Older Readers and New Adult. Notable Books recognize additional worthy titles.
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  1. gailshepherd1

    Keep an eye out for Wild Life, by Keena Roberts, which publishes in 2019. It’s a memoir of growing up in a baboon camp in Botswana with her primatologist parents. https://www.keenaroberts.com/

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