SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

2020 Rising Kite Contest Winners

NOTE: If you were unable to pick up your rubric at the Regional Conference, you may mail a SASE (letter size, 4 1/8” by 12”) to: SCBWI FL Contest Rubric Request, 740 Fortuna Drive, Brandon, FL 33511. Include the manuscript title and genre in your request.
Picture Books
First place: NIGHT LIGHT by Jude Mandell
Second Place: OVER THE RAINBOW WITH E. Y. “YIP” HARBURG, THE MAN WHO WROTE THE WORDS THE WHOLE WORLD SINGS by Lori Dubbin
Third Place: PLASTIC BAGS by Elizabeth Lampman Davis
Honorable Mentions:
WELCOME TO SKEETERSVILLE by Lorelei J. Polden
MOUSE LOVED MOON by Aixa Perez-Prado
A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS by Chrissie Ferguson
VAUGHN AND WINDSOR: THE MAKING OF AN ANIMATOR by Liz Greaser
EASY PEASY LEMON SQUEEZY by Larissa Hardesty
THE DO NOTHING BOX by Sharon Richards
Middle Grade
First Place: WALK WITH ME by Laura A. Pike
Second Place: HAGEN’S CROSSING BY Roxyanne Young
Third Place: BACKWATER GUMSHOE by Cheryl Caldwell
Honorable Mentions:
THE HERO ENGINE by Dennis Cooper
THE MAGNIFICENT ROLLING ROXIE by Jill Watson
A MILLION TINY MIRRORS by Kelly Karsner-Clarke
Young Adult
First Place: HER BONES by Nicole Cabrera
Second Place: SILENT MARCH by Jennye Kamin
Third Place: BENEATH IT ALL by Molly Kathleen McGranahan
Honorable Mentions:
THEY SAY MY NAME IS TRISTAN LIVELY by John Mercurio
JASON’S BATTLE by Wendy Risk
Illustration
(Prompt: Help is on the way!)
 
First Place: Elizabeth Davis                    Second Place: Angel Alvarez                   Third Place: Jeni Basset
         
Honorable Mention: Taylor Mobley

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honorable Mention: Kristen Pauline