Charlotte Zolotow Award 2016–2017

Given annually by the Cooperative Children's Book Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, to the author of the best picture-book text published in the United States in the preceding year. Established in 1998, the award is named to honor the work of Charlotte Zolotow, a distinguished children's book editor for thirty-eight years and author of more than seventy picture books.

A Bike Like Sergio’s

by Maribeth Boelts / Noah Z. Jones

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Freedom in Congo Square

by Carole Boston Weatherford / R. Gregory Christie

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Giant Squid

by Candace Fleming / Eric Rohmann

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Last Stop on Market Street

by Matt de la Peña / Christian Robinson

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Maya’s Blanket / La manta de Maya

by Monica Brown / David Diaz

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School’s First Day of School

by Adam Rex / Christian Robinson

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The Sound of Silence

by Katrina Goldsaito / Julia Kuo

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Thunder Boy Jr.

by Sherman Alexie / Yuyi Morales

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by Kevin Henkes

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