BGHB 2021: Punching the Air

Fiction and Poetry week continues in our month-long virtual Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards celebration.


Today, judge Nicholl Denice Montgomery introduces the 2021 BGHB Fiction and Poetry Honor Book Punching the Air:


The 2021 Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor Book Award for Fiction and Poetry is presented to authors Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam and illustrator Omar T. Pasha for Punching the Air published by Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins.

Here is Ibi accepting her silver plate via video:


Here is Yusef accepting his silver plate via video:


Here is Omar accepting his silver plate via video:


Read the Horn Book's review of Punching the Air here, peruse extra content by Ibi Zoboi here, and learn more about the awards here.

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