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NCTE Orbis Pictus Award

The NCTE Orbis Pictus Award was established in 1989 to promote and recognize excellence in the writing of nonfiction for children. Orbis Pictus commemorates the work of Johannes Amos Comenius, Orbis Pictus- The World in Pictures(1658), considered to be the first book actually planned for children. 

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Awards by Year

2020 A Place to Land: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Speech that Inspired a Nation - Barry Wittenstein E 185.97 .K5W588 2019


2019 Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gallery -Sandra Neil Wallace GV939.B376 W35 2018


2016 Some Writer the Story of EB White - Melissa Sweet PS3545.H5187 Z926 2016


2015 Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans - Don Brown HV636 2005.N4 B75 2015


2012 Monsieur Marceau - Leda Schubert PN1986.M3 .S48 2012