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Children's Africana Book Award

Children’s Africana Book Award is given each year by Africa Access, in conjunction with the ASA, for the best Africana works for children. The 2013 best book winners for Young Children are: The Matatu, by Eric Walters and illustrated by Eva Campbell; Ostrich and Lark, by Marilyn Nelson and illustrated by the Kuru Art Project; Hands Around the Library: Protecting Egypt's Treasured Books, by Susan Roth and Karen Leggett Abouraya, and illustrated by Susan Roth; When I Get Older: The Story Behind Wavin' Flag, by K'naan and Sol Guy, illustrated by Rudy Gutierrez; and The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer, illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon. The 2013 best books for Older Readers are: Abina and the Important Men: A Graphic History, by Trevor R. Getz and illustrated by Liz Clarke; and Far From Home, by Na'ima Robert.  

For more on the award and the award winners, visit the following web page:

http://www.africaaccessreview.org/aar/index.html

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