Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers announced their 2012 Honors and Winners. In the category for children’s books, the winner is Tim Tingle for Saltypie: A Choctaw Journey from Darkness Into Light (Cinco Punto Press, 2010). The award for Blogger goes to Debbie Reese for her blog American Indians in Children’s Literature (http://americanindiansinchildrensliterature.blogspot.com/ ). To see the complete list, go to: http://www.wordcraftcircle.org/honors .
National Public Radio announced the results of their summer poll, on the best teen novels. Check out NPR’s 100 Best Teen Fiction: http://www.npr.org/2012/08/07/157795366/your-favorites-100-best-ever-teen-novels . See how many you have read!