By Traci Sorell
This is a watershed year for the release of Native young adult novels.
From Eric Gansworth’s Give Me Some Truth (Scholastic, 2018), the followup to his If I Ever Get Out of Here (Scholastic, 2013), and Tim Tingle’s Trust Your Name (7th Generation, September 2018), the fourth in his No Name series, to the upcoming Hearts Unbroken by Cynthia Leitich Smith (Candlewick,
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By Traci Sorell & Gayleen Rabakukk
Wait! Did you think we could take a break without highlighting a few more books?
Before signing off, we asked a few children’s-YA authors what makes their book a terrific summer read. These are soon-to-be released titles, so we haven’t read them ourselves and look forward to taking a peek right along with you. Happy reading!
Kate Narita &
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Tim Tingle (right) with his son, Dr. Jacob Tingle,
photo courtesy Oklahoma Center for the Book.
By Traci Sorell
On April 7, 2018, author Tim Tingle received the Arrell Gibson Lifetime Achievement Award.
Named in honor of an author who served as Oklahoma Center for the Book‘s first president, the award is presented annually for a body of work contributing to Oklahoma’s literary heritage.
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By Gayleen Rabakukk
Earlier this week the Oklahoma Center for the Book announced Tim Tingle as the Arrell Gibson Lifetime Achievement Award winner for 2018.
The award honoring a body of work contributing to Oklahoma’s literary heritage, was named for Oklahoma historian Arrell Gibson, who served as the first president of the Oklahoma Center for the Book.
Tim is an award-winning author and storyteller and citizen of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.
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