We are excited to announce the following speakers for the 2016 Georgia Children’s Literature Conference!


Patricia McKissack

2015 GCBA Picturebook Winner: Author

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Eric Velasquez

2015 GCBA Picturebook Winner: Illustrator

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Carmen Agra Deedy

Local Author Spotlight

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Michael Dooling

Non-Fiction Author & Illustrator

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Alan Gratz

2015-2016 GCBA Nominee Author

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The 2015 Georgia Children’s Book Award Winners are…

Picturebook Award (Gr. K – 4)

Book Award (Gr. 4 – 8)

 ol clip-clop


Ol’ Clip-Clop: A Ghost Story

by: Patricia McKissack

illustrated by: Eric Velasquez

Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25

by: Richard Paul Evans

Thank you to all of the children across the state who read and voted, as well as everyone that promoted their participation!