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5/26/2017 5:29:17 PM

Clay Dube
Clay Dube
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Subject: titles for your students
If you've read any of these or used them with your students, please do tell us what you think.

NCTA is pleased to announce the Freeman Book Awards for 2016!
We are pleased to announce the 2016 winners of the Freeman Book Awards - recognizing quality books for children and young adults that contribute meaningfully to an understanding of East and Southeast Asia.
[font=" open="" sans"]This is the inaugural year of the award, presented by The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA), the Committee on Teaching about Asia (CTA) of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS), and Asia for Educators (AFE) at Columbia University. [/font]

Children's Literature
Winner: My Night in the Planetarium by Innosanto Nagara (Seven Stories Press)
Non-Fiction - Set in Indonesia
Honorable Mention: Are You an Echo? The Lost Poetry of Misuzu Kaneko by Misuzu Kaneko (Chin Music Press)
Non-Fiction - Set in Japan
Young Adult/Middle School Literature
Winner: Somewhere Among by Annie Donwerth-Chikamatsu (Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Fiction - Set in Japan
Winner: The Night Parade by Kathryn Tanquary (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky)
Fiction - Set in Japan
Honorable Mention: Falling into the Dragon's Mouth by Holly Thompson (Henry Holt BYR/Macmillan Children's Publishing Group)
Fiction - Set in Japan
Young Adult/High School Literature
Winner: Every Falling Star: The True Story of How I Survived and Escaped North Korea by Sungju Lee and Susan Elizabeth McClelland (Amulet, an imprint of ABRAMS)
Non-Fiction - Set in North Korea
Honorable Mention: Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story by Caren Stelson (Carolrhoda Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group)
Non-Fiction - Set in Japan
For More on the Freeman Book Awards
Please visit
Call for Submission of 2017 Titles
The submission process for the 2017 Freeman Book Awards is now open. Books on East and Southeast Asia published in 2017 are eligible and deadline for submission is August 15. Language of publication may be English or any one of the East or Southeast Asian languages, as long as there is English translation. For books still in production, please mail reviewers the final drafts. The decisions will be announced by November 1. Information on the submission process can be found here.

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