The Westchester Library Association (WLA) announced the recipients of the 2017-2018 Anne Izard Storytellers’ Choice Award, given “to highlight and promote distinguished titles published in the field of storytelling.” Titles of genre interest include:
- Norse Myths, Kevin Crossley-Holland (Candlewick)
- Norse Mythology, Neil Gaiman (Norton)
- The Annotated African-American Folktales, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. & Maria Tatar (Liveright)
- Brave Red, Smart Frog, Emily Jenkins (Candlewick)
- Crane Girl, Curtis Manley (Shen’s)
- Daemon Voices, Philip Pullman (Knopf)
- Beauty and the Beast: Classic Tales About Animal Brides and Grooms from Around the World, Maria Tatar (Penguin)
- How to Fracture a Fairy Tale, Jane Yolen (Tachyon)
- Once There Was a Story, Jane Yolen (Simon & Schuster)
- Dancing on Blades, Csenge Zalka (Parkhurst Brothers)
The recipients will be honored in a ceremony on September 14, 2019 at the John C. Hart Memorial Library in New York. For more information, see the WLA website.
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