2021 BGHB Picture Book Award winners extras

Roger Sutton, editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc., announced the 2021 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners on June 23rd, 2021. You can watch the announcement video here and read the press release here.

Read reviews of all of the 2021 Picture Book winners here; see below for more web extras about them.



The 2021 Boston Globe–Horn Book Picture Book Award winner is I Talk like a River written by Jordan Scott; illustrated by Sydney Smith (Neal Porter Books/Holiday House).



I Am Every Good Thing written by Derrick Barnes; illustrated by Gordon C. James (Nancy Paulsen Books/Penguin Random House) received a BGHB Picture Book Honor.


Watercress written by Andrea Wang; illustrated by Jason Chin (Neal Porter Books/Holiday House) received a BGHB Picture Book Honor.


Click here for a list of past BGHB winners and honorees. For book reviews, acceptance speeches, and more, click on the tags Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards or BGHB21.

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