Batchelder Award 2015

Most oustanding book in translation

This award honors Mildred L. Batchelder, a former executive director of the Association for Library Service to Children, a believer in the importance of good books for children in translation from all parts of the world. Awarded to an American publisher for outstanding children's books originally published in a foreign language in a foreign country, and subsequently translated into English.

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Author: Bibi Dumon Tak
2015 Batchelder Award - Winner

Mikis is thrilled when his grandfather buys a new donkey, but soon begins to worry that he is overworking the animal.

Author: Loic Dauvillier
2015 Batchelder Award - Honor

A grandmother shares the story of her experiences in WWII with her grandchild in this graphic novel for young readers.

Author: Benny Lindelauf
2015 Batchelder Award - Honor

When the Boon family moves into an old, ramshackle house at the very edge of a small town in the Netherlands, Oma Mei, the grandmother of seven motherless children, relates the house's remarkable origin in the 1860s.