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Announcing the 2021 Towner Award Nominees!



  • Comics: Easy as ABC - The Essential Guide to Comics for Kids by Ivan Brunetti (TOON Graphics)
  • Evelyn the Adventurous Entomologist: The True Story of a World-Traveling Bug Hunter by Christine Evans (The Innovation Press)
  • Gross as a Snot Otter: Discovering the World’s Most Disgusting Animals by Jess Keating (Knopf Books for Young Readers)
  • The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown by Mac Barnett (Balzer + Bray)
  • Nic Bishop Big Cats by Nic Bishop (Scholastic Press)
  • The Roots of Rap: 16 Bars on the 4 Pillars of Hip-Hop by Carole Boston Weatherford (Little Bee Books)
  • Summer Green to Autumn Gold: Uncovering Leaves’ Hidden Colors by Mia Posada (Millbrook Press TM)
  • What a Waste: Trash, Recycling, and Protecting our Planet by Jess French (DK Children)
  • The Wonders of Nature by Ben Hoare (DK Children)
  • Your Amazing Digestion from Mouth through Intestine by Joanne Settel (Atheneum Books for Young Readers)