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Painted Words Artists on the Black Caucus ALA Best of the Best List for 2023!

06 Feb 2024

The Black Caucus ALA Best of the Best List for 2023 is out and Painted Words is well represented!

Included on the list are:

Justice Rising (Viking) by Kathryn Russell-Brown, illustrated by Kim Holt

All Aboard the School Train (Scholastic) by Glenda Armand, illustrated by Keisha Morris

Jerry Changed the Game (Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books) by Don Tate, illustrated by Cherise Harris

Harlem at Four (Random House Studio) by Dr. Michael Datcher, illustrated by Frank Morrison

Words of Wonder from Z to A (Doubleday) by Zaila Avant0Garde, illustrated by Keisha Morris

My Red, White, and Blue (Philomel) by Alana Tyson, illustrated by London Ladd

How Do You Spell Unfair (Candlewick) by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Frank Morrison

Little Rosetta and the Talking Guitar (Doubleday) by Charnelle Pinkney Barlow


See the complete list here

Congratulations Everyone!