The Children’s Africana Book Awards (CABA) program is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. CABA awards are presented annually to the authors and illustrators of the best children’s and young adult books on Africa available in the U.S. The awards were created by Africa Access and the Outreach Council of the African Studies Association (ASA) to encourage the publication and use of accurate, balanced children’s materials about Africa. Over the past 25 years, CABA has recognized 90 books for children and older readers….
Two children’s books about South Africa are included among this year’s winners of the Children’s Africana Book Awards
- Amagama Enkululeko! Words for Freedom: Writing Life Under Apartheid, Anthology.
- The World Beneath: by Janice Warman/Candlewick
- Read more:Press Release (3)
The 25th anniversary of these awards will be celebrate at the Smithsonian Museum of African History: