Jenny Mei Is Sad by Tracy Subisak (Little, Brown Young Readers, 2021) has been named the seventh annual Floyd’s Pick Book Award winner, 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.
Floyd's Pick honor books for 2022 include:
- Change Sings: A Children’s Anthem by Amanda Gorman, illustrated by Loren Long (Viking Books for Young Readers, 2021)
- Family Reunion by Chad and Dad Richardson, illustrated by Ashleigh Corrin (Barefoot Books, 2021)
- Watercress by Andrea Wang, illustrated by Jason Chin (Neal Porter Books, 2021)