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Cheryl Minnema Wins 2020 Charlotte Zolotow Award for Johnny’s Pheasant

Feb 03, 2020
Johnny’s Pheasant, written by Cheryl Minnema and illustrated by Julie Flett, is the winner of the twenty-third annual Charlotte Zolotow Award for outstanding writing in a picture book. This gorgeous, graceful story about a Native family, written by an Ojibwe author and illustrated by a Cree-Métis artist, centers on small moments of surprise.