CABA 2024 Winners

The Winners of the 2024 Children’s Africana Book Awards are:

Best Picture Book

Egyptian Lullaby

by Zeena Pliska (Author)

Halem Aly (Illustrator)
Roaring Brook Press, 2023
Country of Topic: Egypt

 

Honor Picture Books

A Taste of Home

by Aminata Jalloh (Author)
Pervin Özcan (Illustrator)

Readers Inspired, 2023
Country of Topic: Sierra Leone
Sankofa a Culinary Story

by Eric Adjepong (Author)
Lala Watkins (Illustrator)

Penguin Workshop, 2023
Country of Topic: Ghana
Flipflopi

by Linda Ravin Lodding (Author)
Dipesh Pabari (Author)
Michael Machira Mwangi (Illustrator)

Beaming Books, 2023
Country of Topic: Kenya

 

Best Chapter Books

Nearer My Freedom

by Monica Edinger
Lesley Younge

Zest Books, 2023
Country of Topic: Nigeria
All That It Ever Meant

by Blessing Musariri

Accord Books/Norton Young Readers, 2023
Country of Topic: Zimbabwe

 

Honor Chapter Book

Flying up the Mountain

by Elizabeth-Irene Baitie
Norton Young Readers, 2023
Country of Topic: Ghana