Kids New and Notable

Newbery Medal

When you trap a tiger

Keller, Tae, author

When Lily, her sister Sam, and their mother move in with her sick grandmother, Lily traps a tiger and makes a deal with him to heal Halmoni.

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Past winners and honorable mentions

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Caldecott Medal (Picture books)

We are water protectors

Lindstrom, Carole, 1964- author

Water is the first medicine. It affects and connects us all... When a black snake threatens to destroy the Earth and poison her people's water, one young water protector takes a stand to defend Earth's most sacred resource. Inspired by the many indigenous-led movements across North America, this bold and lyrical picture book issues an urgent rallying cry to safeguard the Earth's water from harm and corruption.

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Honour Books

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Rocky Mountain Book Award - Non fiction

What the eagle sees : indigenous stories of rebellion and renewal

Yellowhorn, Eldon, 1956- author

Indigenous people across Turtle Island have been faced with disease, war, broken promises, and forced assimilation. Despite crushing losses and insurmountable challenges, they formed new nations from the remnants of old ones, they adopted new ideas and built on them, they fought back, they kept their cultures alive, and they survived. Key events in Indigenous history with accounts of the people, places, and events that have mattered from the 12th century to present day are told from a vastly under-represented perspective--an Indigenous viewpoint.

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