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2020-2021 VA Reads Picture Books

Fry Bread by Kevin Noble Maillard

Proudest Blue by Ibtihaj Muhammad

Bread for Words, A Fredrick Douglass Story by Shana Keller

Freedom Soup by Tami Charles

The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh by Supriya Kelkar

Just Ask, Be Different, Be Brave, Be You by Sonia Sotomayor

Bilal Cooks Daal by Aisha Saeed

Soccerverse: Poems about Soccer by Elizabeth Steinglass

A Normal Pig by K-Fai Steele  (WINNER-Illuminate)

Big Papa and the Time Machine by Daniel Bernstrom


2019-2020 VA Reads Picture Books 

I Really Want to See You Grandma by Taro Gomi

Planting Stories The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpre by Anika Adlamuy Denise

Carmela Full of Wishes by Matt de la Pena

Drawn Together by Minh Le (Winner -Enlighten)

Home is a Window by Stephanie Parsley Ledyard

A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin

Thank You Omu by Oge Mora

Bob Not Bob by Audrey Vernick and Liz Garton Scanlon  (Winner -Illuminate)

The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson

Seeing Into Tomorrow Haiku by Nina Crews and Richard Wright