The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson selected as 2019 Floyd’s Pick Book Award Winner

The State Library of Ohio and the Choose to Read Ohio Advisory Council are pleased to announce that The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson, illustrated by Rafael López, has been selected as the fourth annual Choose to Read Ohio (CTRO) “Floyd’s Pick” title, in memory of children’s literature expert, advocate, and librarian Floyd Dickman.

The Floyd’s Pick book award is given annually to a book written by an Ohio author or illustrated by an Ohio illustrator that is representative of high-quality literature created for children. It is given to carry on the legacy of Floyd Dickman’s work to support and share children’s literature.

For the first time, the CTRO Advisory Council has also selected Floyd’s Pick Honor Books for 2019: First Star: A Bear and Mole Story by Will Hillenbrand and Bark Park by Trudy Krisher, illustrated by Brooke Boynton-Hughes.

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