WINNERS OF THE 2019 PATERSON PRIZE FOR BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

2019 PATERSON PRIZE FOR BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Grade Pre K - 3 Winner: Kathleen Contreras for Harvesting Friends (Arte Publico Press, Houston, TX)

Grade 4 - 6 Winner: Elizabeth Van Steenwyk for Blacksmith’s Song (Peachtree Publishers, Atlanta, GA)

Grade 7 - 12 Winner: Daniel Acosta for Iron River (Cinco Puntos Press, El Paso, TX)

HONOR BOOKS

Lester L. Laminack, The King of the Bees (Peachtree Publishers, Atlanta, GA)

Patricia Hruby Powell, Struttin’ With Some Barbeque (Charlesbridge, Watertown, MA)

Ronald Kidd, Lord of the Mountain (Albert Whitman & Co., Park Ridge, IL)

For 2020 rules and application, visit www.poetrycenterpccc.com/awards/ or for more info, write to sdesai@pccc.edu.