April 17, 2008

2008 Lacapa winner

Veronica Tsinajinnie named winner of 2008 Lacapa Spirit PrizeThe Lacapa Spirit Prize is proud to announce its 2008 winner. Named for Michael Lacapa, renowned children's book illustrator and writer who died in 2005, the award honors the legacy of his artistic vision and talent for storytelling. This prize acknowledges great books for children that best embody the spirit of the peoples, culture and natural landscape of the Southwest. Books published in the two years prior to the award are eligible for consideration.

The 2008 Lacapa Spirit Prize for Narrative was awarded to "Jóhonaa'éí: Bringer of Dawn," written by Veronica Tsinajinnie, illustrated by Ryan Singer and published by Salina Bookshelf Inc.
Comment:  For more on the subject, see The Best Indian Books.

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