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Medal Winners

Gold Medal Winner
When You Look Up
Decur

Publisher: Enchanted Lion Books
Art Director(s)/ Designer(s): Claudia Zoe Bedrick / Eugenia Mello
Editor(s): Claudia Zoe Bedrick & Chloe Garcia Roberts
Author: Decur
Medium: Acrylic paint, cut paper & pencil

Silver Medal Winner
Sprouting Wings: The True Story of James Herman Banning, the First African American Pilot to Fly Across the United States
Floyd Cooper

Publisher: Penguin Random House
Imprint: Crown
Art Director(s)/ Designer(s): Martha Rago
Editor(s): Phoebe Yeh
Author: Louisa Jaggar and Shari Becker
Medium: Oil paint on board

Silver Medal Winner
The People’s Painter: How Ben Shahn Fought for Justice with Art
Evan Turk

Publisher: ABRAMS
Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
Art Director(s)/ Designer(s): Pam Notarantonio
Editor(s): Emma Ledbetter
Author: Cynthia Levinson
Medium: Gouache, acrylic, pencil, chalk, and linoleum block prints

The Dilys Evans Founder’s Award Winner
Anonymouse
Anna Pirolli

Publisher: Tundra Books
Art Director(s)/ Designer(s): John Martz
Editor(s): Samantha Swenson
Author: Vikki VanSickle
Medium: Digital

In Show

Never, Not Ever!                    
Beatrice Alemagna   
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Harper
Art Director/ Designer: Amy Ryan
Editor: Jill Davis
Author: Beatrice Alemagna
Medium: Gouache, oil, collage, and was pencils

Beautifully Me  
Nabi H.Ali   
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Imprints: Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Laurent Linn
Editor: Kendra Levin
Author: Nabela Noor
Medium: Rendered digitally with patterns created in Procreate

I Is for Immigrants  
Selina  Alko     
Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group
Imprint: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Art Director/ Designer: Sharismar Rodriguez
Editor: Christy Ottaviano, Brian Geffen
Author: Selina Alko
Medium: Gouache and collage on Arches watercolor paper

In My Mosque 
Hatem Aly    
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Harper
Art Director/ Designer: Rachel Zegar
Editor: Megan Ilnitzki
Author: M. O. Yuksel
Medium: Digital with scanned textures, washes and patterns

Maya’s Big Scene  
Isabelle Arsenault 
Publisher: Tundra Books
Art Director/ Designer: Isabelle Arsenault and Kelly Hill
Editor: Tara Walker
Author: Isabelle Arsenault
Medium: Pencils, watercolor, ink, Photoshop

When Lola Visits     
Aaron Asis      
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Katherine Tegen Books
Art Director/ Designer: Amy Ryan / Rachel Zegar
Editor: Mabel Hsu
Author: Michelle Sterling
Medium: Digital, gouache

Only Ants for Andy
Jashar Awan    
Publisher: Norton Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Aram Kim
Editor: Simon Boughton
Author: Jashar Awan
Medium: Digital and Mixed Media

Samira Surfs 
Fahmida Azim 
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers
Imprint: Kokila
Art Director/ Designer: Jasmin Rubero
Editor: Joanna Cárdenas
Author: Rukhsanna Guidroz
Medium: The illustrations were drawn on a Wacom Cintiq Pro using Clip Studio Paint.

Me+Tree     
Anna and Elena Balbusso   
Publisher: Creative Editions US
Art Director/ Editor: Rita Marshall
Editor: Amy Novesky and Kate Riggs
Author: Alexandria Giardino
Medium: Mixed Media

Roots and Wings: How Shahzia Sikander Became an Artist
Hanna Barczyk       
Publisher: The Museum of Modern Art
Art Director/ Designer: Amanda Washburn
Editor: Emily Hall
Author: Amy Novesky, Shahzia Sikander
Medium: Mixed media; ink, gouache, acrylic paint and digital

Welcome Flower Child: The Magic of Your Birth Flower
Brigette Barrager
Publisher: Random House Children’s Books
Imprint: Random House BFYR
Art Director/ Editor: Sarah Hokanson
Editor: Maria Modugno
Author: Brigette Barrager
Medium: Mixed media

The Invisible Alphabet 
Ron Barrett   
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Imprint: Rise x Penguin Workshop
Art Director/ Designer: Maria Elias
Editor: Cecily Kaiser
Author: Joshua David Stein
Medium: Mix Media

Your Life Matters
Taylor Barron   
Publisher: Bushel & Peck Books
Art Director/ Designer: David Miles
Editor: David Miles
Author: Chris Singleton
Medium: Digital painting

And I Paint It: Henriette Wyeth’s World 
Amy June Bates 
Publisher: Cameron + Company
Imprint: Cameron Kids
Art Director/ Designer: Melissa Nelson Greenberg
Editor: Amy Novesky
Author: Beth Kephart
Medium: Watercolor, gouache, pencil

The Boy and the Sea 
Amy June Bates   
Publisher: ABRAMS
Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Pam Notarantonio
Editor: Courtney Code
Author: Camille Andros
Medium: Gouache, watercolor, and colored pencil

Survivor Tree
Aaron Becker    
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Imprint: Little, Brown Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Saho Fujii
Editor: Deirdre Jones
Author: Marcie Colleen
Medium: The illustrations for this book were done in watercolor and colored pencil on 300lb. hot press watercolor paper.

The Great Whipplethorp Bug Collection
Elizabeth Bergeland 
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Imprint: Little, Brown Young Readers
Art Director/ Editor: David Caplan
Editor: Andrea Spooner
Author: Ben Brashares
Medium: The illustrations for this book were done in pencil and watercolor.

The Beatryce Prophecy
Sophie Blackall         
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Art Director/ Designer: Chris Paul and Nancy Brennan
Editor: Andrea Tompa
Author: Kate DiCamillo
Medium: Illustrations done with real and digital pencils.

Seagulls Soar 
Kasia Bogdanska      
Publisher: Astra Publishing House
Imprint: Boyds Mills Press
Art Director/ Designer: Barbara Grzeslo
Editor: Rebecca Davis
Author: April Pulley Sayre
Medium: The illustrations are digital.

Trees   
Tiffany Bozic  
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Imprint: Paula Wiseman Books
Art Director/ Designer: Lizzy Bromley
Editor: Paula Wiseman
Author: Tony Johnston
Medium: Rendered in acrylic paint on wood

Becoming Vanessa 
Vanessa Brantley-Newton  
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Imprint: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Nicole de las Heras
Editor: Kelly Delaney
Author: Vanessa Brantley-Newton
Medium: Posca pens, acrylic paint, Magic Markers, crayons, and watercolor paint on a Bristol board and collaged with hand-painted.

Dorothy & Herbert: An Ordinary Couple and Their Extraordinary Collection of Art 
Julia Breckenreid     
Publisher: Cameron + Company
Imprint: Cameron Kids
Art Director/ Designer: Melissa Nelson Greenberg
Editor: Amy Novesky
Author: Jackie Azúa Kramer
Medium: Ink, watercolor, acrylic, collage, digital media

Fred Gets Dressed
Peter Brown
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Imprint: Little, Brown Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: David Caplan
Editor: Alvina Ling
Author: Peter Brown
Medium: The art for this book was created digitally.

Bartali’s Bicycle: The True Story of Gino Bartali, Italy’s Secret Hero
Iacopo Bruno    
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Quill Tree Books
Art Director/ Designer: Erin Fitzsimmons
Editor: Karen Chaplin
Author: Megan Hoyt
Medium: Pencil and digital color

Me & Mama
Cozbi Cabrera     
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Imprint: Denene Millner Books/ S&S Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Lizzy Bromley
Editor: Denene Millner
Author: Cozbi Cabrera
Medium: Acrylic

For Every Little Thing: Poems and Prayers to Celebrate the Day
Helen Cann      
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Imprint: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Holly Hoover
Editor: Kathleen Merz
Author: Edited by June Cotner and Nancy Tupper Ling
Medium: Watercolor, collage, and colored pencil

Brave As A Mouse 
Nicolò Carozzi      
Publisher: Random House Children’s Books
Imprint: Random House Studio
Art Director/ Designer: Rachael Cole
Editor: Lee Wade
Author: Nicolò Carozzi
Medium: Graphite on paper with digital enhancing

The Great Stink: How Joseph Bazalgette Solved London’s Poop Pollution Problem 
Nancy Carpenter
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Imprint: McElderry Books
Art Director/ Designer: Greg Stadnyk
Editor: Karen Wojtyla
Author: Colleen Paeff
Medium: Watercolor and ink

Dear Little One  
Melissa Castrillon  
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Imprint: Paula Wiseman Books
Art Director/ Designer: Lizzy Bromley
Editor: Paula Wiseman
Author: Nina Laden
Medium: Rendered in pencil and then colored digitally

The Longest Letsgoboy 
Catia Chien       
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Art Director/ Designer: Lydia Ortiz
Editor: Taylor Normal
Author: Derick Wilder
Medium: Pastel and colored pencils

Watercress
Jason Chin      
Publisher: Holiday House
Imprint: Neal Porter Books
Art Director/ Designer: Jennifer Browne
Editor: Neal Porter
Author: Andrea Wang
Medium: Watercolor on 140 pound cold press Saunders watercolor paper

It Began With Lemonade
Lian Cho   
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Imprint: Dial Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Mina Chung
Editor: Kate Harrison
Author: Gideon Sterer
Medium: Watercolor and colored pencils.

Humpty Dumpty Lived Near a Wall  
Nathan Christopher  
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Imprint: Penguin Workshop
Art Director/ Designer: Lynn Portnoff
Editor: Nathaniel Tabachnik
Author: Derek Hughes
Medium: Mix media

We Want a Dog
Lo Cole     
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Imprint: Jabberwocky
Art Director/ Designer: Jordan Kost
Editor: Eliza Swift
Author: Lo Cole
Medium: Digital

We Shall Overcome
Bryan Collier   
Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Orchard books
Art Director/ Designer: Patti Ann Harris / Rae Crawford
Editor: Liza Baker
Medium: Mixed media, collage, watercolor

Light for All   
Raúl Colón  
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Imprint: Paula Wiseman Books
Art Director/ Designer: Laurent Linn
Editor: Paula Wiseman
Author: Margarita Engle
Medium: Prismacolor colored pencils and lithograph crayons on Fabriano Artistico paper

A Day for Rememberin’: Inspired by the True Events of the First Memorial Day     
Floyd Cooper    
Publisher: ABRAMS
Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Heather Kelly
Editor: Howard Reeves
Author: Leah Henderson
Medium: Oil erasure on illustration board

Bear Outside 
Jen Corace   
Publisher: Holiday House
Imprint: Neal Porter Books
Art Director/ Designer: Jennifer Browne
Editor: Neal Porter
Author: Jane Yolen
Medium: Gouache, ink, and graphite on Saunders Waterford watercolor paper

Bear Island   
Matthew Cordell   
Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group
Imprint: Feiwel and Friends
Art Director/ Designer: Matthew Cordell, Rich Deas, and Kathleen Breitenfeld
Editor: Liz Szabla
Author: Matthew Cordell
Medium: Pen and ink with watercolor and sometimes gouache

The Dirt Book: Poems About Animals That Live Beneath Our Feet
Kate Cosgrove  
Publisher: Holiday House
Art Director/ Designer: Kerry Martin
Editor: Grace Maccarone
Author: David L. Harrison
Medium: Colored pencils and digital tools

The King of Ragtime: The Story of Scott Joplin
Stephen Costanza     
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Imprint: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Greg Stadnyk
Editor: Reka Simonsen
Author: Stephen Costanza
Medium: Gouache, wax pastel, and collage

Thankful  
Samantha Cotterill
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Imprint: Paula Wiseman Books
Art Director/ Designer: Lizzy Bromley
Editor: Sylvie Frank
Author: Elaine Vickers
Medium: Hand-built three-dimensional sets photographed with a digital SLR camera

She Heard the Birds: The Story of Florence Merriam Bailey
Andrea D’Aquino 
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Imprint: Princeton Architectural Press
Art Director/ Designer: Andrea D’Aquino
Editor: Rob Shaeffer
Author: Andrea D’Aquino
Medium: Collage of hand-painted papers, oil pastel, colored pencil, charcoal.

The Snowflake
Benji Davies    
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Harper
Art Director/ Designer: Jeanne Hogle/ Claire Jones
Editor: Luana Kay Horry/ Alice Blacker
Author: Benji Davies
Medium: Digital

Awake       
Mags DeRoma  
Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group
Imprint: Roaring Brook Press
Art Director/ Designer: Mercedes Padro
Editor: Emily Feinberg
Author: Mags DeRoma
Medium: Paint and soft pastels on a gazillion pieces of cut paper, all collaged together

Fox: A Circle of Life Story
Daniel Egnéus   
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children’s Books
Art Director/ Designer: Donna Mark
Editor: Christine Modafferi/ Allison Moore
Author: Isabel Thomas
Medium: Watercolor, crayons, acrylics, collage, and Photoshop

Olu & Greta
Diana Ejaita  
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Imprint: Rise x Penguin Workshop
Art Director/ Designer: Maria Elias
Editor: Cecily Kaiser
Author: Diana Ejaita
Medium: Mix Media

What Is Love?   
Carson Ellis 
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Art Director/ Designer: Jennifer Tolo Pierce
Editor: Ginee Seo
Author: Mac Barnett
Medium: Gouache on watercolor paper

Boogie Boogie, Y’all 
C.G. Esperanza      
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Katherine Tegen Books
Art Director/ Designer: Rachel Zegar
Editor: Mabel Hsu
Author: C.G. Esperanza
Medium: Oil on masonite panel

Oona  
Raissa Figueroa      
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Katherine Tegen Books
Art Director/ Designer: Amy Ryan/ Molly Fehr
Editor: Mabel Hsu
Author: Kelly DiPucchio
Medium: Digital

On the Trapline
Julie Flett
Publisher: Tundra Books
Art Director/ Designer: John Martz
Editor: Debbie Rogosin and Elizabeth Kribs
Author: David A. Robertson
Medium: Pastel on paper, digital

Keeping the City Going
Brian Floca   
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing
Imprint: Caitlyn Dlouhy Books/ Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Michael McCartney
Editor: Caitlyn Dlouhy
Author: Brian Floca
Medium: Watercolor, ink, acrylic, and gouache

The Farmer and the Circus
Marla Frazee     
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Imprint: Beach Lane Books
Art Director/ Designer: Lauren Rille
Editor: Allyn Johnston
Author: Marla Frazee
Medium: Black Prismacolor pencil and gouache

Rain Boy
Dylan Glynn    
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Art Director/ Designer: Jay Marvel
Editor: Taylor Norman
Author: Dylan Glynn
Medium: Watercolor, Pencil Crayon, Cut Paper

I Sang You Down from the Stars
Michaela Goade  
Publisher: Hachette Book Group Little, Brown Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Saho Fujii
Editor: Susan Rich
Author: Tasha Spillett-Sumner
Medium: The illustrations for this book were done in watercolor and mixed media.

Bird House   
Blanca Gómez     
Publisher: ABRAMS
Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Hana Anouk Nakamura
Editor: Emma Ledbetter
Author: Blanca Gómez
Medium: Paper collage and digitally

The House of Grass and Sky
E. B. Goodale   
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Art Director/ Designer: Heather McGee
Editor: Liz Bicknell and Ainslie Campbell
Author: Mary Lyn Ray
Medium: Monoprinting, ink, watercolor, and digital collage.

No Pants!            
Jacob Grant    
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers
Imprint: Viking Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Kate Renner
Editor: Tracy Gates
Author: Jacob Grant
Medium: The art for this book was made using charcoal, crayon, pencil, and cut paper, then colored digitally.

Mr. Moles Moves In  
Lesley-Anne Green            
Publisher: Tundra Books
Art Director/ Designer: Kate Sinclair and Kelly Hill
Editor: Samantha Swenson
Author: Lesley-Anne Green
Medium: Needle-felted wool, balsa wood, fabric

Kafka and the Doll   
Rebecca Green
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Imprint: Viking
Art Director/ Designer: Opal Roengchai
Editor: Tamar Brazis
Author: Larissa Theule
Medium: Digital

Birds Explore Their Extraordinary World
Angela Harding  
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children’s Books
Art Director/ Designer: Stephanie Amster/ Claire Jones
Editor: Isobel Doster/ Susan Dobinick
Author: Miranda Krestovnikoff
Medium: Linocut

Wolfboy        
Andy Harkness        
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children’s Books
Art Director/ Designer: Donna Mark/ John Candell
Editor: Mary Kate Castellani
Author: Andy Harkness
Medium: Hand-sculpted clay, digitally painted in Photoshop

Have You Ever Seen a Flower? 
Shawn Harris    
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Art Director/ Designer: Jennifer Tolo Pierce
Editor: Taylor Norman
Author: Shawn Harris
Medium: Pencil and colored pencil

Shirley Chisholm Dared: The Story of the First Black Woman in Congress       
April Harrison 
Publisher: Random House Children’s Books
Imprint: Anne Schwartz Books
Art Director/ Designer: Rachael Cole
Editor: Anne Schwartz
Author: Alicia D. Williams
Medium: Acrylic and mixed media collage

Hello, Star   
Vashti Harrison   
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Imprint: Little, Brown Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: David Caplan
Editor: Deirdre Jones
Author: Stephanie V. Lucianovic
Medium: The illustrations for this book were created with colored pencil and Photoshop.

“Go and Do Likewise!”: The Parables and Wisdom of Jesus 
John Hendrix  
Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers
Imprint: Abrams Kids
Art Director/ Designer: Pamela Notarantonio/ John Hendrix
Editor: Howard Reeves
Author: John Hendrix
Medium: Pen & ink, digital

Eyes That Kiss in the Corners
Dung Ho   
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Harper
Art Director/ Designer: Chelsea C. Donaldson / Honee Jang
Editor: Clarissa Wong
Author: Joanna Ho
Medium: Adobe Photoshop

Dream Street  
Ekua Holmes    
Publisher: Random House Children’s Books
Imprint: Anne Schwartz Books
Art Director/ Designer: Rachael Cole
Editor: Anne Schwartz
Author: Tricia Elam Walker
Medium: Collages made with found and created papers, fabric, and acrylic paint

The Elephants Come Home 
Hadley Hooper   
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Art Director/ Designer:  Indya McGuffin and Amelia Mack
Editor: Melissa Manlove
Author: Kim Tomsic
Medium: Watercolor, ink, printmaking, then finished in Photoshop

I AM THE STORM     
Kristen & Kevin Howdeshell   
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Imprint: Rise x Penguin Workshop
Art Director/ Designer: Maria Elias
Editor: Cecily Kaiser
Author: Jane Yolen and Heidi E. Y. Stemple
Medium: Mix media

Little Dandelion Seeds the World
Kristen & Kevin Howdeshell   
Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press
Authors: Julia Richardson

Send a Girl: The True Story of How Women Joined the FDNY
Meg Hunt 
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children’s Books
Art Director/ Designer: Donna Mark/ Danielle Ceccolini
Editor: Mary Kate Castellani
Author: Jessica M. Rinker
Medium:India ink and black and gray acrylics with digital colors

The Gravity Tree: The True Story of a Tree that Inspired the World
Yas Imamura 
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Harper
Art Director/ Designer: Rachel Zegar
Editor: Alyson Day
Author: Anna Crowley Redding
Medium: Gouache, watercolor

Lincoln Clears a Path: Abraham Lincoln’s Agricultural Legacy
Stacy Innerst    
Publisher: Astra Publishing House
Imprint: Calkins Creek
Art Director/ Designer: Barbara Grzeslo
Editor: Carolyn Yoder
Author: Peggy Thomas
Medium: The illustrations were done in gouache, acrylic, and ink and finished digitally.

Beasts and Beauty: Dangerous Tales 
Julia Iredale       
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Harper
Art Director/ Designer: Amy Ryan
Editor: Antonia Markiet
Author: Soman Chainani
Medium: Cover art was created digitally; Interior art was created with pen, watercolour and digital.

Nathan’s Song 
Maya Ish-Shalom           
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Imprint: Dial Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Jason Henry
Editor: Lauri Hornik
Author: Leda Schubert
Medium: Artwork created Digitally.

The Pig War: How a Porcine Tragedy Taught England and America to Share      
Alison Jay  
Publisher: Astra Publishing House
Imprint: Calkins Creek
Art Director/ Designer: Barbara Grzeslo
Editor: Carolyn Yoder
Author: Emma Bland Smith
Medium: The illustrations are done with Alkyd paint on paper with a crackle glaze varnish.

Fourteen Monkeys
Steve Jenkins 
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Imprint: Beach Lane Books
Art Director/ Designer: Irene Metaxatos
Editor: Andrea Welch
Author: Melissa Stewart
Medium: Cut- and torn-paper collage

The Shark Book
Steve Jenkins       
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers formerly Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Imprint: Clarion
Art Director/ Designer: Natalie Fondriest
Editor: Margaret Raymo
Author: Steve Jenkins and Robin Page
Medium: Torn- and cut-paper collage

A House for Every Bird 
Kaylani Juanita     
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Imprint: Knopf
Art Director/ Designer: Nicole de las Heras/ Nicole Gastonguay
Editor: Kelly Delaney
Author: Megan Maynor
Medium: Digital using mixed media

Not Yeti
Claire Keane  
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers
Imprint: Viking Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Kate Renner
Editor: Tamar Brazis
Author: Kelly DiPucchio
Medium: The art for this book was created using Photoshop.

Counting Creatures 
Sharon King-Chai    
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Imprint: Dial Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Jo Spooner/ Chris Inns
Editor: Suzanne Carnell
Author: Julia Donaldson
Medium: Potato stamps, blackberries, sticks, leaves, paint, ink, crayons, pastel, photoshop

Outside of US Publisher: Suzanne Carnell
Imprint: Two Hoots

Pax, Journey Home 
Jon Klassen   
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Balzer + Bray
Art Director/ Designer: Dana Fritts
Editor: Donna Bray
Author: Sara Pennypacker
Medium: Digital

The Rock from the Sky
Jon Klassen  
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Art Director/ Designer: Ann Stott
Editor: Liz Bicknell and Ainslie Campbell
Author: Jon Klassen
Medium: Illustrations created digitally and in watercolor.

Atticus Catticus
Kara Kramer          
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Art Director/ Designer: Ann Stott
Editor: Andrea Tompa
Author: Sarah Maizes
Medium: Illustrations created digitally

Make Meatballs Sing: The Life & Art of Corita Kent 
Kara Kramer
Publisher: Enchanted Lion Books
Art Director/ Designer: Claudia Zoe Bedrick / Eugenia Mello
Editor: Claudia Zoe Bedrick
Author: Matthew Burgess
Medium: Mixed media & digital collage

Bigger Than a Bumblebee
Joseph Kuefler   
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Balzer + Bray
Art Director/ Designer: Dana Fritts
Editor: Alessandra Balzer
Author: Joseph Kuefler
Medium: Digital with scanned textures

Einstein:  The Fantastic Journey of a Mouse Through Space and Time 
Torben Kuhlmann 
Publisher: NorthSouth Books
Art Director/ Designer: Torben Kuhlmann
Editor: Elena Rittinghausen
Author: Torben Kuhlmann
Medium: Watercolor

Published in Switzerland by NordSüd Verlag

Wildlife on Paper: Animals at Risk Around the Globe
Kunal Kundu   
Publisher: West Margin Press
Art Director/ Designer: Rachel Lopez Metzger
Editor: Clarissa Wong
Author: Kunal Kundu
Medium: Crumpled paper art with digital backgrounds

I Am an American: The Wong Kim Ark Story  
Julia Kuo      
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Imprint: Little, Brown Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Veronique Lefevre Sweet
Editor: Alvina Ling
Author: Grace Lin, Martha Brockenbrough
Medium: The illustrations for this book were done digitally in Adobe Photoshop.

I Dream of Popo   
Julia Kuo        
Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group
Imprint: Roaring Brook Press
Art Director/ Designer: Jen Keenan
Editor: Connie Hsu
Author: Livia Blackburne
Medium: Digital

Gemma and the Giant Girl  
Marie Lafrance     
Publisher: Tundra Books
Art Director/ Designer: John Martz
Editor: Tara Walker
Author: Sara O’Leary
Medium: Graphite pencil, Photoshop

The Lost Package    
Jessica Lanan          
Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group
Imprint: Roaring Brook Press
Art Director/ Designer: Mercedes Padro
Editor: Emily Feinberg
Author: Richard Ho
Medium: Watercolor

Ten Beautiful Things
Maribel Lechuga        
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Art Director/ Designer: Jacki Cote
Editor: Yolanda Scott
Author: Molly Beth Griffin
Medium: Photoshop and Clip Studio Paint, with added watercolor textures made in traditional mediums

What’s in Your Pocket? Collecting Nature’s Treasures
Maribel Lechuga 
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Art Director/ Designer: Jon Simeon
Editor: Alyssa Mito Pusey
Author: Heather L. Montgomery
Medium: Digital media

Over the Shop  
Qin Leng          
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Art Director/ Designer: Maryellen Hanley
Editor: Katie Cunningham and Alex Robertson
Author: JonArno Lawson
Medium: Ink and watercolor

Meet Me by the Sea
Taltal Levi  
Publisher: NorthSouth Books
Art Director/ Designer: Fabienne Heeb
Editor: Elena Rittinghausen/ Beth Terrill
Author: Taltal Levi
Medium: Colored pencils

Published outside of US by NordSüd Verlag

Lizzie Demands a Seat! Elizabeth Jennings Fights for Streetcar Rights    
E. B. Lewis      
Publisher: Astra Publishing House
Imprint: Calkins Creek
Art Director/ Designer: Barbara Grzeslo
Editor: Carolyn Yoder
Author: Beth Anderson
Medium: The illustrations are done in watercolor on hot-press paper.

Road Trip! A Whiskers Hollow Adventure
Steve Light    
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Art Director/ Editor: Maryellen Hanley
Editor: Joan Powers
Author: Steve Light
Medium: Pen and ink and watercolor.

Wildflowers    
Liniers    
Publisher: TOON Books
Art Director/ Designer: Françoise Mouly
Editor: Françoise Mouly
Author: Liniers
Medium: India Ink and Watercolor

Change Sings 
Loren Long   
Publisher: Penguin Books Viking
Art Director/ Designer: Jim Hoover
Editor: Tamar Brazis
Author: Amanda Gorman
Medium: Illustration board, acrylics, colored pencil

I’ll Meet You in Your Dreams 
Rafael Lopez    
Publisher: Hachette Book Group Little, Brown Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Saho Fujii
Editor: Andrea Spooner
Author: Jessica Young
Medium: The illustrations for this book were done in watercolor, gouache, acrylic, pencil, ink, and digital media.

May Your Life Be Deliciosa 
Loris Lora    
Publisher: Cameron + Company  Cameron Kids
Art Director/ Designer: Melissa Nelson Greenberg
Editor: Amy Novesky
Author: Michael Genhart
Medium: Digital with gouache characteristics

Hello, Earth! Poems to Our Planet
Miren Asiain Lora
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Imprint: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Holly Hoover
Editor: Kathleen MerzJoyce Sidman
Medium: Watercolor and acrylic

Published outside of US by  Ediciones SM

Odd Beasts
Gareth Lucas   
Publisher: ABRAMS
Imprint: Abrams Appleseed
Art Director/ Designer: Hana Anouk Nakamura
Editor: Meredith Mundy
Author: Laura Gehl
Medium: Digital

The True West Real Stories About Black Cowboys, Women Sharpshooters, Native American Rodeo Stars, Pioneers 
Wiliam Luong
Publisher: Bushel & Peck Books
Art Director/ Designer: David Miles
Editor: David Miles
Author: Mifflin Lowe
Medium: Digital painting

Something Good 
Corinna Luyken
Publisher: Hachette Book Group Little, Brown Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Saho Fujii
Editor: Andrea Spooner
Author: Marcy Campbell
Medium: The illustrations for this book were done in gouache, color pencil, and ink on paper.

The Tree In Me 
Corinna Luyken       
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Imprint: Dial Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Lily Malcom
Editor: Lauri Hornik
Author: Corinna Luyken
Medium: The artwork is rendered in gouache, ink, and graphite.

Pangolina   
Daishu Ma
Publisher: Astra Publishing House
Imprint: mineditionUS
Art Director/ Designer: Maria Russo
Author: Jane Goodall
Medium: Oil Pastel, Pencil and Photoshop

The Secret Fawn    
Elly Mackay        
Publisher: Tundra Books
Art Director/ Designer: John Martz
Editor: Elizabeth Kribs
Author: Kallie George
Medium: Ink, paper, light

Chirp! Chipmunk Sings for a Friend 
Scott Magoon  
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Imprint: Paula Wiseman Books
Art Director/ Designer: Chloe Foglia
Editor: Sylvie Frank
Author: Jamie A. Swenson
Medium: Rendered digitally

Does Earth Feel? 
Marc Majewski
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Katherine Tegen Books
Art Director/ Designer: Chelsea C. Donaldson
Editor: Mabel Hsu
Author: Marc Majewski
Medium: Acrylic paints on canvas

Runaway: The Daring Escape of Ona Judge
Keith Mallett      
Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group
Imprint: Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Aram Kim
Editor: Grace Kendall
Author: Ray Anthony Shepard
Medium: Digital

Téo’s Tutu 
Alea Marley        
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Imprint: Dial Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Cerise Steel
Editor: Ellen Cormier
Author: Maryann Jacob Macias
Medium: The artwork in this book was created digitally.

Tomatoes for Neela
Juana Martinez-Neal
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers
Imprint: Viking Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Kate Renner
Editor: Tamar Brazis
Author: Padma Lakshmi
Medium: The art for this picture book was created using acrylic paints and colored pencils on hand-textured paper.

Zonia’s Rain Forest
Juana Martinez-Neal  
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Art Director/ Designer: Ann Stott
Editor: Mary Lee Donovan
Author: Juana Martinez-Neal
Medium: Acrylic, colored pencil, pastel, ink, and linocuts and woodcuts on handmade banana bark paper.

G My Name Is Girl: A song of celebration from Argentina to Zambia
Dawn Masi    
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Imprint: Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Nicole de las Heras/ Nicole Gastonguay
Editor: Frances Gilbert
Author: Dawn Masi
Medium: Digital

Bird Boy  
Shahrzad Maydani         
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Imprint: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Elizabeth Tardiff
Editor: Karen Smith
Author: Matthew Burgess
Medium: Watercolor, graphite, and colored pencil

Jazz for Lunch!
Eugenia Mello 
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing
Imprint: Caitlyn Dlouhy Books/Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Greg Stadnyk
Editor: Caitlyn Dlouhy
Author: Jarrett Dapier
Medium: Digital

Latinitas: Celebrating 40 Big Dreamers 
Juliet Menéndez 
Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group
Imprint: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Art Director/ Designer: Liz Dresner
Editor: Laura Godwin
Author:  Juliet Menéndez
Medium: Hand-painted with Old Holland watercolors on Aquarelle Arches paper and then edited digitally with Photoshop to add the

Balloons for Papa: A Story of Hope and Empathy 
Erika Meza
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Harper
Art Director/ Designer: Alli Brydon/ Kathryn Davies/ Chelsea C. Donaldson
Editor: Alli Brydon/ Luana Kay Horry
Author: Elizabeth Gilbert Bedia
Medium: Ink, gouaches and watercolor pencils

Tiny Kitty, Big City     
Tim Miller        
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Balzer + Bray
Art Director/ Designer: Dana Fritts
Editor: Donna Bray
Author: Tim Miller
Medium: Acrylic Gouache

Shy Willow   
Cat Min  
Publisher: Levine Querido
Art Director/ Designer: Joy Chu
Editor: Arthur A. Levine
Author: Cat Min
Medium: Watercolor and colored pencils on paper, Adobe Photoshop and Procreate

GOODNIGHT GANESHA  
Poonam Mistry  
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers
Imprint: Philomel Books
Art Director/ Designer: Ellice Lee
Editor: Liza Kaplan
Author: Nadia Salomon
Medium: The art was done in ink on paper and completed digitally.

Hope At Sea: An Adventure Story
Daniel Miyares
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Imprint: Anne Schwartz Books
Art Director/ Designer: Nicole de las Heras
Editor: Anne Schwartz
Author: Daniel Miyares
Medium: Pen and ink with watercolor

Everybody in the Red Brick Building
Oge Mora    
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Balzer + Bray
Art Director/ Designer: Dana Fritts
Editor: Donna Bray
Author: Anne Wynter
Medium: Acrylic paint, gouache, china markers, patterned paper, pastels, and old book clippings

Bright Star   
Yuyi Morales       
Publisher: Holiday House
Imprint: Neal Porter Books
Art Director/ Designer: Jennifer Browne
Editor: Neal Porter
Author: Yuyi Morales
Medium: Acrylic paint on paper, photographed textures, digital painting, as well as weaving and embroidery

Girl On A Motorcycle
Julie Morstad
Publisher: Penguin
Imprint: Viking
Art Director/ Designer: Nancy Brennan
Editor: Tamar Brazis
Author: Amy Novesky
Medium: Pencil, ink, digital

Time is a Flower  
Julie Morstad     
Publisher: Tundra Books
Art Director/ Designer: John Martz and Julie Morstad
Editor: Tara Walker
Author: Julie Morstad
Medium: Pencil, marker, colored inks, pastels, digital assembly

Faraway Things     
Kelly Murphy    
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Imprint: Little, Brown Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: David Caplan
Editor: Andrea Spooner
Author: Dave Eggers
Medium: The illustrations for this book were created with acrylic ink, gel medium, pencil, and watercolor on paper.

A Home Under the Stars
Andy Chou Musser    
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
Imprint: Little Bigfoot
Art Director/ Designer: Anna Goldstein
Editor: Christy Cox & Ben Clanton
Author: Andy Chou Musser
Medium: Gouache and color pencils on watercolor paper, assembled digitally.

My Tree 
Il Sung Na    
Publisher: Holiday House
Imprint: Neal Porter Books
Art Director/ Designer: Jennifer Browne
Editor: Neal Porter
Author: Hope Lim
Medium: Digital

Mona Lisa in New York
Yevgenia Nayberg
Publisher: Prestel Publishing
Art Director/ Designer: Yevgenia Nayberg
Editor: Doris Kutschbach
Author: Yevgenia Nayberg

Out Of Nowhere    
Chris Naylor-Ballesteros
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Imprint: Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Tom Daly
Editor: Kendra Levin
Author: Chris Naylor-Ballesteros
Medium: Charcoal and colored pencils

Over and Under the Canyon   
Christopher Silas Neal   
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Art Director/ Designer: Riza Cruz and Amelia Mack
Editor: Melissa Manlove
Author: Kate Messner
Medium: Mixed media

Wishes      
Victo Ngai  
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Imprint: Orchard Books
Art Director/ Designer: Patti Ann Harris / Doan Buu
Editor: Celia Lee
Author: Muon Thi Van
Medium: Mixed media, pen and ink, photoshop

My First Day    
Phung Kim Lien Nguyen Quang Huynh  
Publisher: Random House Children’s Books
Imprint: Make Me a World
Art Director/ Designer: Martha Rago/ Martha Rago
Editor: Michelle Frey
Author: Phung Nguyen Quang and Huynh Kim Lien
Medium: Adobe Photoshop

Dogs at Work      
Zachariah OHora  
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Balzer + Bray
Art Director/ Designer: Dana Fritts
Editor: Alessandra Balzer
Author: Margaret Cardillo
Medium: Acrylic Paint on BFK RIVES printmaking paper

Three Ways to Be Brave 
Jeff Östberg 
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Imprint: Rise x Penguin Workshop
Art Director/ Designer: Maria Elias
Editor: Cecily Kaiser
Author: Karla Clark
Medium: Digital illustration

A Plan for the People: Nelson Mandela’s Hope for His Nation 
Charly Palmer  
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Imprint: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Holly Hoover
Editor: Kathleen Merz
Author: Lindsey McDivitt
Medium: Acrylic paint

The Teachers March! How Selma’s Teachers Changed History
Charly Palmer      
Publisher: Astra Publishing House
Imprint: Calkins Creek
Art Director/ Designer: Barbara Grzeslo
Editor: Carolyn Yoder
Author: Sandra Neil Wallace and Rich Wallace
Medium: The artwork is acrylic on board.

Treasure in the Lake
Jason Pamment      
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: HarperAlley
Art Director/ Designer: Joe Merkel
Editor: Andrew Arnold
Author: Jason Pamment
Medium: Pencil, Ink, and digital

The Greatest Thing: A Story About Buck O’Neil
Christian Paniagua 
Publisher: The Little Fig
Imprint: The Little Fig
Art Director/ Designer: Christian Paniagua
Editor: Sherry J. Bushue
Author: Kristy Nerstheimer
Medium: Digital Illustration on Procreate

The Wordy Book
Julie Paschkis   
Publisher: Enchanted Lion Books
Art Director/ Designer: Claudia Zoe Bedrick / Julie Paschkis
Editor: Claudia Zoe Bedrick
Author: Julie Paschkis
Medium: Windsor and Newton Gouache and Koh-I-Noor Ink on Arches Watercolor paper, gouache

Outside, Inside   
LeUyen Pham   
Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group
Imprint: Roaring Brook Press
Art Director/ Designer: Sharismar Rodriguez
Editor: Connie Hsu
Author: LeUyen Pham
Medium: Digital

Hello, Tree: A story about regrowth.
Dow Phumiruk      
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Imprint: Little, Brown Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Sasha Illingworth
Editor: Alvina Ling
Author: Ana Crespo
Medium: The illustrations for this book were created with Photoshop and include scanned watercolor and pencil textures.

The Welcome Chair   
Jerry Pinkney    
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Imprint: Paula Wiseman Books
Art Director/ Designer: Laurent Linn
Editor: Paula Wiseman
Author: Rosemary Wells
Medium: Rendered in watercolor, Prismacolor pencil, and pastel

The Fox and the Forest Fire 
Danny Popovici         
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Art Director/ Designer: Lydia Ortiz
Editor: Ariel Richardson
Author: Danny Popovici
Medium: Gouache, watercolor, and colored pencil

Ship in a Bottle     
Andrew Prahin    
Publisher: Penguin Random House LLC
Imprint: G. P. Putnam’s Sons
Art Director/ Designer: Marikka Tamura
Editor: Stephanie Pitts
Author: Andrew Prahin
Medium: Pencil on paper, digital line and color (Adobe Photoshop)

The Old Boat    
Jarrett Pumphrey, Jerome Pumphrey 
Publisher: WW Norton
Imprint: Norton Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Aram Kim
Editor: Simon Boughton
Author: Jarrett Pumphrey, Jerome Pumphrey (illustrated by both)
Medium: A mix of traditional printmaking with handmade stamps and digital compositing & manipulation.

The Poet of Piney Woods 
Bob Raczka
Publisher: Cameron + Company
Imprint: Cameron Kids
Art Director/ Designer: Melissa Nelson Greenberg
Editor: Amy Novesky
Author: Bob Raczka
Medium: Digital

¡Vamos! Let’s Cross the Bridge
Elaine Raúl the Third Bay      
Publisher: HarperCollinsPublishers formerly Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Imprint: Clarion
Art Director/ Designer: Mary Claire Cruz
Editor: Margaret Raymo
Author: Raúl the Third
Medium: Ink, Bristol, Adobe Photoshop

Stuntboy, in the Meantime 
Elaine Raúl the Third Bay
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing
Imprint: Caitlyn Dlouhy/Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Debra Sfetsios-Conover
Editor: Caitlyn Dlouhy
Author: Jason Reynolds
Medium: Digital

The Speckled Feather 
Johanna Ries      
Publisher: NorthSouth Books
Art Director/ Designer: Fabienne Heeb
Editor: Elena Rittinghausen/Beth Terrill
Author: Johanna Ries
Medium: Gouache

Published outside of US by NordSüd Verlag

Aaron Slater, Illustrator
David Roberts       
Publisher: ABRAMS
Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Heather Kelly
Editor: Erica Finkel
Author: Andrea Beaty
Medium: Watercolors, pen, and ink on Arches paper

Song for Jimi: The Story of Guitar Legend Jimi Hendrix
Edel Rodriguez     
Publisher: Holiday House
Imprint: Neal Porter Books
Art Director/ Designer: Jennifer Browne
Editor: Neal Porter
Author: Charles R. Smith
Medium: Oil-based woodblock ink on paper, combined with digital media

Little Doves | Pequeñas Tórtolas: A bilingual celebration of birds and a baby  
Susan L Roth  
Publisher: Barranca Press
Art Director/ Designer: Lisa Noudehou
Editor: Lisa Noudehou
Author: Susan L. Roth
Medium: Collage

The Adventures of Team Pom: SQUID HAPPENS
Isabel Roxas  
Publisher: Nobrow
Imprint: Flying Eye
Art Director/ Designer: Ivanna Khomyak
Editor: Niamh Jones, Sam Arthur
Author: Isabel Roxas
Medium: Colored pencil on Bristol and digitally colored in Photoshop

This Very Tree
Sean Rubin 
Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group
Imprint: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Art Director/ Designer: Jen Keenan
Editor: Christian Trimmer, Brian Geffen
Author: Sean Rubin
Medium: HB graphite pencil and five kinds of erasers on Strathmore 400 bristol board, then scanned and painted on Adobe Photoshop.

The One Thing You’d Save
Sae-Heng     
Publisher: HarperCollinsPublishers formerly Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Imprint: Clarion Robert
Art Director/ Designer: Celeste Knudsen
Editor: Dinah Stevenson
Author: Linda Sue Park
Medium: Pencil and ink wash, digitally edited

Be a Tree!   
Felicita Sala  
Publisher: ABRAMS
Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Jade Rector
Editor: Emma Ledbetter
Author: Maria Gianferrari
Medium: Watercolor, gouache, colored pencils

Blancaflor, The Hero with Secret Powers: A Folktale from Latin America    
Sergio García Sánchez      
Publisher: TOON Books
Art Director/ Designer: Françoise Mouly
Editor: Françoise Mouly
Author: Nadja Spiegelman
Medium: Digital Art

Bubbles…Up!  
Sonia Sánchez
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Katherine Tegen Books
Art Director/ Designer: Rachel Zegar
Editor: Maria Barbo
Author: Jacqueline Davies
Medium: Art media, crayons, pencils

A Life Electric: The Story of Nikola Tesla
Júlia Sardà       
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Imprint: Viking
Art Director/ Designer: Opal Roengchai
Editor: Tamar Brazis
Author: Azadeh Westergaard
Medium: Digital

Animal Architects  
Chris Sasaki    
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Imprint: Beach Lane Books
Art Director/ Designer: Lauren Rille
Editor: Andrea Welch
Author: Amy Cherrix
Medium: Rendered digitally

Arlo Draws an Octopus
Rob Sayegh Jr.                       

Publisher: ABRAMS
Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Hana Anouk Nakamura
Editor: Meredith Mundy
Author: Lori Mortenson
Medium: Digital

Love Tails    
Rob Sayegh Jr. 
Publisher: Cameron + Company
Imprint: Cameron Kids
Art Director/ Designer: Melissa Nelson Greenberg
Editor: Amy Novesky
Author: Rob Sayegh Jr.
Medium: Digital illustration, collage

The Stuff Between the Stars: How Vera Rubin Discovered Most of the Universe
Aimée Sicuro   
Publisher: ABRAMS
Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Heather Kelly
Editor: Maggie Lehrman
Author: Sandra Nickel
Medium: Watercolor, ink, and charcoal pencil

The Duck Who Didn’t Like Water 
Steve Small   
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Imprint: Paula Wiseman Books
Art Director/ Designer: Tom Daly
Editor: Paula Wiseman
Author: Steve Small
Medium: Rendered digitally

Abe Lincoln’s Hat      
Brooke Smart
Publisher: Random House Children’s Books
Imprint: Random House BFYR
Art Director/ Designer: Sarah Hokanson
Editor: Heidi Kilgras
Author: Martha Brenner
Medium: Watercolor and gouche

Code Breaker, Spy Hunter: How Elizebeth Friedman Changed the Course of Two World Wars  
Brooke Smart 
Publisher: ABRAMS
Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Heather Kelly
Editor: Meredith Mundy
Author: Laurie Wallmark
Medium: Watercolor, gouache by hand; assembled digitally

Cat Problems      
Lane Smith       
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Imprint: Random House Studio
Art Director/ Designer: Molly Leach
Editor: Maria Modugno
Author: Jory John
Medium: Oil paint mixed with cold wax and digitally in Procreate.

The 1619 Project: Born on the Water
Nikkolas Smith       
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers
Imprint: Kokila
Art Director/ Designer: Jasmin Rubero
Editor: Namrata Tripathi
Author: Nikole Hannah-Jones and Renée Watson
Medium: The illustrations were painted in Adobe Photoshop with various textured brushes such as dry brush, and charcoal.

Blue Floats Away
Grant Snider   
Publisher: ABRAMS
Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Pam Notarantonio
Editor: Courtney Code
Author: Travis Jonker
Medium: Cut paper, colored pencil, white ink

The Impossible Mountain 
David Soman    
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Imprint: Little, Brown Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Saho Fujii
Editor: Susan Rich
Author: David Soman
Medium: The illustrations for this book were done in watercolor, gouache, and colored pencil on both Fabiano 140lb hot-pressed

Where Three Oceans Meet
Archana Sreenivasan  
Publisher: ABRAMS
Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Heather Kelly
Editor: Courtney Code
Author: Rajani LaRocca
Medium: Digital

Fearless World Traveler: Adventures of Marianne North, Botanical Artist   
Becca Stadtlander    
Publisher: Holiday House
Art Director/ Designer: Kerry Martin
Editor: Mary Cash
Author: Laurie Lawlor
Medium: Watercolor paper with black ink, watercolors, and colored pencil.

Dear Treefrog
Diana Sudyka  
Publisher: HarperCollinsPublishers formerly Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Imprint: Clarion
Art Director/ Designer: Whitney Leader-Picone/ Kaitlin Yang
Editor: Ann Rider
Author: Joyce Sidman
Medium: Gouache watercolor on paper

Unbound: The Life + Art of Judith Scott 
Melissa Sweet 
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Imprint: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Nicole de las Heras
Editor: Erin Clarke
Author: Joyce Scott with Brie Spangler and Melissa Sweet
Medium: Watercolor, colored pencil, mixed media, found objects, wood, yarn, thread, and twine.

Dandelion’s Dream
Yoko Tanaka    
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Art Director/ Designer: Jackie Shepherd
Editor: Liz Bicknell
Author: Yoko Tanaka
Medium: Illustrations done in charcoal and colored digitally.

Twenty-One Steps: Guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Matt Tavares   
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Art Director/ Designer: Maryellen Hanley
Editor: Katie Cunningham and Alex Robertson
Author: Jeff Gottesfeld
Medium: Illustrations done in pencil and painted digitally.

Cat Dog  
Mark Teague    
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Imprint: Beach Lane Books
Art Director/ Designer: Sonia Chaghatzbanian
Editor: Allyn Johnston
Author: Mem Fox
Medium: Acrylics

We Are a Garden: A Story of How Diversity Took Root in America
Victoria Tentler-Krylov
Publisher: Random House Children’s Books
Imprint: Schwartz & Wade Books
Art Director/ Designer: Rachael Cole
Editor: Anne Schwartz
Author: Lisa Westberg Peters
Medium: Rendered in watercolor and finished digitally in Adobe Photoshop

It Fell From the Sky 
The Fan Brothers (Terry & Eric Fan)     
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Imprint: Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Lizzy Bromley
Editor: Justin Chanda
Author: Eric Fan & Terry Fan
Medium: Graphite and digitally colored

Dad: The Man, the Myth, the Legend
Dani Torrent    
Publisher: Bushel & Peck Books
Art Director/ Designer: David Miles
Editor: David Miles
Author: Mifflin Lowe
Medium: Gouache with colored pencil

Hello, Rain      
Chris Turnham
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Art Director/ Designer: Sara Gillingham
Editor: Victoria Rock
Author: Kyo Maclear
Medium: Digital

Areli is a Dreamer: A True Story  
Luisa Uribe  
Publisher: Random House Children’s Books
Imprint: Random House Studio
Art Director/ Designer: Rachael Cole
Editor: Lee Wade
Author: Areli Morales, a DACA recipient
Medium: Adobe Photoshop

Niños Poems for the Lost Children of Chile
María Elena Valdez 
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Imprint: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Holly Hoover
Editor: Kathleen Merz
Author: María José Ferrada
Medium: Watercolor, graphite, pastel, charcoal, and colored pencils

Published outside of US by Alboroto Ediciones

The King’s Golden Beard
Klaas Verplancke   
Publishing: Astra Publishing House
Imprint: MineditionUS
Art Director/ Designer: Michael Neugebauerlancke
Editor: Maria Russo
Author: Klaas Verplancke
Medium: India ink on vellum and digital

True Colors
Goncalo Viana      
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Art Director/ Designer: Rui Silva
Editor: Carla Oliveira / Stephanie Holstein
Author: Goncalo Viana
Medium: Digital

Little Witch Hazel  
Phoebe Wahl   
Publisher: Tundra Books
Art Director/ Designer: Andrew Roberts
Editor: Samantha Swenson
Author: Phoebe Wahl
Medium: Digital

Matilda 
Sarah Walsh    
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Imprint: Viking
Art Director/ Designer: Lindsey Andrews and Debra Kaplan
Editor: Eileen Kreit
Author: Roald Dahl
Medium: Acrylic gouache, colored pencil, procreate and photoshop

Inside Cat 
Brendan Wenzel  
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Art Director/ Designer: Jennifer Tolo Pierce
Editor: Ginee Seo
Author: Brendan Wenzel
Medium: Mixed media – cut paper, colored pencil, oil pastels, marker, and the computer

We Became Jaguars  
Woodrow White
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Art Director/ Designer: Jennifer Tolo Pierce
Editor: Taylor Norman
Author: Dave Eggers
Medium: Gouache, acrylic, and digital

The People Remember
Loveis Wise     
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Balzer + Bray
Art Director/ Designer: Dana Fritts
Editor: Alessandra Balzer
Author: Ibi Zoboi
Medium: Photoshop

Sunny-Side Up
Fiona Woodcock  
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Greenwillow Books
Art Director/ Designer: Paul Zakris
Editor: Virginia Duncan
Author: Jacky Davis
Medium: Hand cut rubber stamps, stencils, BLO pens, watercolors, and additional pencil line work, all composited digitally.

Grandad’s Camper 
Harry Woodgate     
Publisher: Little Bee Books
Art Director/ Designer: Rob Wall/Natalie Padberg Bartoo
Editor: Brett DuQuette
Author: Harry Woodgate
Medium: Digital and Mixed Media

A Boy Named Isamu 
James Yang      
Publisher: Penguin Books
Imprint: Viking
Art Director/ Designer: Jim Hoover
Editor: Tracy Gates
Author: James Yang
Medium: Digital

The Genius Under the Table: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain
Eugene Yelchinc
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Art Director/ Designer: Amy Berniker
Editor: Liz Bicknell and Ainslie Campbell
Author: Eugene Yelchin
Medium: Graphite

City of Secrets 
Victoria Ying      
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers
Imprint: Viking Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Kate Renner
Editor: Aneeka Kalia
Author: Victoria Ying
Medium: The art for this book was created with Comic Draw App, Procreate, and Photoshop.

Grandpa Across the Ocean 
Hyewon Yum    
Publisher: ABRAMS
Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
Art Director/ Designer: Hana Anouk Nakamura
Editor: Emma Ledbetter
Author: Hyewon Yum
Medium: Colored pencils

Lala’s Words     
Gracey Zhang   
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Imprint: Orchard Books
Art Director/ Designer: Patti Ann Harris / designer Doan Buu Kait Feldmann
Author: Gracey Zhang
Medium: Ink and gouache

The Big Bath House     
Gracey Zhang        
Publisher: Random House Children’s Books
Imprint: Random House Studio
Art Director/ Designer: Rachael Cole
Editor: Ann Kelley
Author: Kyo Maclear
Medium: Rendered in ink, gouache, and watercolor paints

The Strange Birds of Flannery O’Connor: A Life
Ping Zhu  
Publisher: Enchanted Lion Books
Art Director/ Designer: Claudia Zoe Bedrick / Jonathan Yamakami
Editor: Claudia Zoe Bedrick
Author: Amy Alznauer
Medium: Gouache

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