I’m Your Neighbor Book Awards

2023 Multilingual Book Award

And the winner is… 2023 Multilingual Book Award: Gibberish Congratulations to creator Young Vo and publisher Levine Querido for winning the Multilingual Book Award for Gibberish. Available in Spanish as Blablabla. This picture book was awarded for brilliantly depicting the ARGH! of being dropped into a new language environment and negotiating it with openness, art,… Read more »

2023 Readers Choice Book Award

And the winner is… 2023 Readers Choice Award Book Award: Bright Star / Lucero Congratulations to Yuyi Morales and Holiday House Books for Young Readers for winning the Readers Choice Book Award for Bright Star / Lucero. The picture book was selected for taking readers to the borderlands and for helping them “imagine the most… Read more »

2023 New Generation Book Award

And the winner is… 2023 Generation Book Award: Abuelita and Me / Abuelita y yo Congratulations to Leonarda Carranza, Rafael Mayani and Annick Press for winning the New Generation Book Award for Abuelita and Me / Abuelita y yo. Both editions of the picture book were honored for celebrating our #immigrant elders’ role in raising… Read more »

2023 New Arrival Book Award

Let the I’m Your Neighbor Book Award announcements commence! 2023 New Arrival Book Award: Our Stories Carried Us Here Today, we honor Green Card Voices for their creation and publication of Our Stories Carried Us Here: A Graphic Novel Anthology. This nonprofit publisher is removing the barriers to New Arrivals telling their own stories. We… Read more »