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The Youngest Marcher Illust. By Vanessa B. Newton Wins Carter G. Woodson Book Award

02 Apr 2018

Congratulations to Vanessa Brantley Newton, who illustrated The Youngest Marcher, which has received the 2018 Carter G. Woodson Book Award for an Elementary Level book. The award is given to “the most distinguished books appropriate for young readers that depict ethnicity in the United States,” and is meant to “encourage the writing, publishing, and dissemination of outstanding social studies books for young readers that treat topics related to ethnic minorities and race relations sensitively and accurately.”

You can view the complete list of winners and honorees here.