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Book Awards

American Indian Youth Literature | @TxState (2006-)
The awards were established as a way to identify and honor the very best writing and illustrations by and about American Indians. Books selected to receive the award will present American Indians in the fullness of their humanity in the present and past contexts.

Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature | @TxState (2013-)
The Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature Award recognizes excellence in First Nations, Métis and Inuit literature for youth and provides engaging and culturally-relevant books for young people across Canada. @codecan_org

Lacapa Prize | @TxState
An award named in honor of Michael Lacapa that "acknowledges great books for children that best embody the spirit of the peoples, culture and natural landscape of the Southwest".

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