Erica Perl’s book The Capybara Conspiracy (10/16 Knopf) got a great review from Kirkus: “Humorous and cleverly constructed - this deserves a ‘hoof five!'”
Recognition for Lulu Delacre’s book Olinguito:
- "A rich and layered trip to the Andean cloud forest that revels in the miracles of biodiversity."
PW, starred review
- "Poetic and informative,
a breath of fresh air...."
Kirkus, starred review
- "Vibrant and striking."
SLJ, starred review
- "...executed with uncommon skill."
Booklist, starred review
- ALSC Summer Reading List
- ALSC Notable Children's Books Nominee
- Horn Book Summer Reading List
Liane Rosenblatt, reference librarian at the Lamond-Riggs branch of the DC Public Library, was a recipient of a 2016 Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Award in recognition of distinguished DC Government Service for three reading programs entitled "Reading Africa," to help build positive awareness about the continent. Find out more about Liane’s program and honor on You Tube.
Terry Jennings' book Sounds of the Savanna, from Arbordale made the KEYSTONE TO READING ELEMENTARY BOOK AWARD LISTS, 2016-2017.