Speaking of exemplary international books, USBBY congratulates the OIB 2021 selection committee for their dedicated and thoughtful work in selecting this truly outstanding representation of what the publishing world had to offer the U.S. market this past year, as well as the authors, illustrators, publishers, and book promoters who created and distributed those works.
Committee chair Anamaría Anderson says, "I want to thank everyone involved, including publishers and their reps, and especially our committee members, for their commitment to this project during an extraordinarily challenging year!"
Watch the full ALA Midwinter OIB announcement and presentation HERE.
CLICK HERE access the bookmark and presentation available for download from USBBY's OIB page. (Remember, to click on the titles to order from Amazon or IndieBound straight from the page. For each such purchase, funds go to USBBY!)
CLICK HERE to access the School Library Journal article, including annotations of each OIB book by all commiittee members, and a thought-provoking introduction to the list by Anderson, who describes how this particular collection speaks to a global community of readers and brings that world home to each reader individually.
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