The South Asia Book Awards announces the 2020 Award Winners, Honor Books, and Highly Commended Books. Congratulations to all the authors! See the official announcement here.
Grades K-2: Priya Dreams of Marigolds and Masala by Meenal Patel (Beaver’s Pond Press, 2019)
Grades 4-6: The Bridge Home by Padma Venkatraman (Nancy Paulsen Books, 2019)
Grades 9 and up: Forward Me Back to You by Mitali Perkins (Farrar Straus Giroux, 2019)
The Jungle Radio: Bird Songs of India by Devangana Dash (Puffin Books, 2019)
Stories for South Asian Supergirls by Raj Kaur Khaira (Kashi House, 2019)
Across the Line by Nayanika Mahtani (Penguin Books India, 2019)
Highly Commended Books
The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh by Supriya Kelkar (Sterling Children’s Books, 2019)
Thukpa For All by Praba Ram and Sheela Preuitt (Karadi Tales Company, 2019)
A Circle of Elephants by Eric Dinerstein (Hyperion Books for Children, 2019)
Lakshmibai: A Graphic Biography by Jason Quinn (Campfire, 2019)
The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali by Sabina Khan (Scholastic, 2019)
Congratulations to all the authors!