2023 Oregon Book Awards Finalist

Compilation of cover images of the five finalists for the 2023 Oregon Book Awards in Children's Literature.

Yippee! Counting to Bananas is a finalist for the 2023 Oregon Book Awards for the Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children’s Literature, along with some other incredible books!

Congratulations to all the finalists!:

  • Zoey Abbott of Portland, Pig and Horse and the Something Scary (Abrams/Abrams Books for Young Readers)
  • Cathy Camper of Portland, Arab Arab All Year Long! (Candlewick Press)
  • Dane Liu of Portland, Friends Are Friends, Forever (Henry Holt and Co.)
  • Trudy Ludwig of Portland, Brave Every Day (Alfred A. Knopf/Knopf Books for Young Readers)
  • Carrie Tillotson of Tigard, Counting to Bananas: A Mostly Rhyming Fruit Book (Flamingo Books/Penguin Young Readers)

Will I see you at the awards ceremony on April 3rd?