Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

2021 Writing Contest Winners!

We’re pleased to announce the winners of our annual writing contest! Congratulations!
Picture Books (PB)- Fiction & Nonfiction
1st Place: PLEASE, NO FEATHERS IN YOUR HATS by Lynn Street
2nd Place: THREE CANDLES by Kanini Rodney Phillips
3rd Place: PACK HORSE LIBRARIANS by Emily Matheis
Middle Grade Novels (MG) – Includes Chapter Books & Graphic Novels
1st Place: THE NIGHT QUEEN OF THE NORTH by Colleen Hohenstein
2nd Place: FINDING FOREVER by Joan Broerman
3rd Place: THE WHALE’S SONG by Claire Datnow
Young Adult Novels (YA)
1st Place: STONE FLOWER by Emma Fox
2nd Place: CATALYST by Linh Pham
3rd Place: THE TITANIC TEST by Kimberly Simpson