R. Gregory Christie
won a Coretta Scott King Honor (Illustration) for his first book, The Palm of My Heart: Poetry by African American Children. Only Passing Through: The Story of Sojourner Truth,
was selected as a Coretta Scott King Honor Book and a New York Times
Best Illustrated Book. Yesterday I Had the Blues
by Jeron Ashford Frame won the Ezra Jack Keats Award, the Claudia Lewis Award for poetry (given by Bank Street College of Education), and was a BCCB Blue Ribbon Winner. His latest book is The Lost Boys of Sudan.
Visit Mr. Christie's Web site at www.gas-art.com