A poetic look at life as a young cotton field laborer.
Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).
Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream (annually).
Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).
Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).
Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.
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