BGHB 2020: Clap When You Land

Welcome to Fiction and Poetry week of our first-ever, month-long virtual Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards celebration.


Today, judge Sujei Lugo introduces the 2020 BGHB Fiction and Poetry Honor Book Clap When You Land:


The 2020 Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor Book Award for Fiction and Poetry is presented to Elizabeth Acevedo for Clap When You Land published by Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Children's Books.

Here is Elizabeth accepting her silver plate via video:


Read the Horn Book's review of Clap When You Land here, peruse extra content about Elizabeth Acevedo here, and learn more about the awards here.

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