Four titles named USBBY 2022 Outstanding International Books!

Every year, the United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY), the U.S. national section of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), produces a list of Outstanding International Books for Children. This list includes books published during the previous year, originating from outside of the U.S., that the selection committee deems the most outstanding.

Owlkids Books is honored to have four titles on the 2022 list!

Our USBBY 2022 Outstanding International Books are:

Cover image of the book Carry On featuring four young poets

Carry On: Poetry by Young Immigrants by Various Contributors and illustrated by Rogé


Moon Pops cover

Moon Pops by Heena Baek


Cover image of the book THAO featuring text treatment

THAO by Thao Lam


Book cover, The Sour Cherry Tree, featuring a grandfather waving at a girl and her mother

The Sour Cherry Tree by Naseem Hrab, illustrated by Nahid Kazemi.


Congratulations to the authors and illustrators, as well as the other honorees on the list!


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