Gordon C. James

Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut

Written by Derrick Barnes, illustrated by Gordon C. James

 

A Caldecott Honor Book
A Newbery Honor Book
A Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book
An Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor Book
A Society of Illustrators Gold Medal Book
The Kirkus Prize Finalist

Named one of the best books of 2017 by NPR, the Huffington Post, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, the Horn Book Magazine, the News & Observer, BookPage, Chicago Public Library, and more.