2022 Orbis Pictus and Charlotte Huck Awards Announced

Nina: A Story of Nina Simone by Traci N. Todd and Cece Rios and the Desert of Souls by Kaela Rivera won the 2022 Orbis Pictus and Charlotte Huck awards, respectively. 

The National Council of Teachers of English has announced the winners of the 2022 Orbis Pictus and Charlotte Huck awards.

The Orbis Pictus Award was established in 1989 to recognize excellence in nonfiction for children. The 2022 winner is Nina: A Story of Nina Simone by Traci N. Todd, illus. by Christian Robinson.

The 2022 Orbis Pictures Honor Books are:

The Charlotte Huck Award was established in 2014 to honor excellence in children’s fiction writing. The 2022 winner is Cece Rios and the Desert of Souls by Kaela Rivera.

The 2022 Charlotte Huck Honor Books are:

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