May 21, 2018

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Even More Awards for Spanish, Latin American, and Latin@ Kid Lit

Looking for more award-winning titles to add to your Spanish-language collections and to include more Latin@-focused acclaimed kid lit? Here are other book prizes that are given in Spain, Latin America, and in the U.S. that can help fulfill that need.

The Three Faces of the Bologna Book Fair

The atmosphere at the International Bologna Children’s Book Fair was electric. Clearly, though, there were three simultaneous fairs taking place, and their story lines aren’t identical. Here’s a guided tour.

Hello World, Goodbye Flatland | Consider the Source

“Between the booths, the artists, the displays, and the discussions, the Bologna Children’s Book Fair is a feast for the eyes and ears; it is the market, the souk, of materials for children and young adults.” The innovative works on display there make American publishers appear timid in comparison when it comes to experimenting with style and format.

Winners for the Hans Christian Andersen Book Awards Announced

The two winners were announced at a March 24 press conference at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in Italy. And the envelope please…