Tundra Books is happy to announce that the following books have been named to the 2014 Notable Books for a Global Society winners’ list!
Legends, Icons & Rebels
Music That Changed the World
Written by Robbie Robertson, Jim Guerinot, Sebastian Robertson, and Jared Levine
Hardcover with 2 CDs | 128 Pages | Ages 9-12
“Wow, just wow! This book is big in every way. . . . The book’s art is hard to resist . . . it’s a treat that the words grab as much as the pictures.” — Starred Review, Booklist
My Name Is Blessing
Written by Eric Walters
Illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes
Hardcover | 32 Pages | Ages 6-9
“This expressive picture book, based on a real family, lovingly tells a hard story with a twist. It’s difficult to broach poverty, disability and custody issues in so few pages without sounding maudlin, but Walters manages by speaking simply. . . . With dignity and quiet acceptance, this story illustrates that blessings, like family, can take unexpected forms.” — Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews
About Notable Books for a Global Society
This award is sponsored by the International Reading Association (IRA) Children’s Literature and Reading Special Interest Group. Each year a panel of judges selects 25 books published in the preceding year to represent the interests of students in grades K-12 on the many issues of diversity, social justice, and multicultural literature. More information about the committee and all past winners’ lists can be found on their website.