The South Asia Book Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature

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The South Asia Book Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature

2013 Award Ceremony

Saturday, October 19, 2013

6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

The Madison Concourse Hotel & Governors Club
Assembly Room (1st floor)
1 W Dayton Street, Madison, WI

Please join the SABA Award committee and the South Asia National Outreach Consortium as they honor the 2013 Award-winning illustrator and Honor-book author

Kanyika Kini, illustrator of The Rumor
(Tundra Books, a division of random House, Ltd., 2012)

Lynne Kelly, author of Chained
(Farrar Straus Giroux, Margaret Ferguson Books, 2012)

The South Asia Book Award, administered by SANOC (South Asia National Outreach Consortium), is given annually for up to two outstanding works of literature, from early childhood to secondary reading levels, which accurately and skillfully portrays South Asia or South Asians in the diasporas, that is the experience of individuals living in South Asia, or of South Asians living in other parts of the world. This year four Honor Books and five Highly Commended Books were recognized by the award committee for their contribution to this body of literature on the region (complete list attached).

The award and honor book will be sold at the event. The award ceremony will conclude with time for author’s signatures.

Please RSVP by October 10, 2013 if you would like to attend the event:

This event is free and open to the public, and sponsored by the South Asia National Outreach Consortium (SANOC).