Goade becomes first Native American to win Caldecott Medal

first_imgNEW YORK (AP) — An Alaska illustrator has become the first Native American to win one of the two top prizes in children’s literature. Michaela Goade won the Randolph Caldecott Medal for best children’s picture story for the book “We Are Water Protectors.” It was written by Carole Lindstrom and is a call for environmental protection. Tae Keller’s “When You Trap a Tiger” won the John Newbery Medal for the outstanding children’s book overall of 2020. The awards were announced Monday by the American Library Association. Jacqueline Woodson won the Coretta Scott King Award for best work by a Black author for “Before the Ever After.”last_img

Today’s Local GAA Fixtures

first_imgFirst up is the County Junior B Hurling Final between Rosegreen and Killenaule, which throws in at 12 o’ clock in Boherlahan.Then at two o’ clock we’ll also update you on the County Senior Football Preliminary Quarter-Final in Drombane, where JK Brackens will take on Éire Óg Anacarty/Donohill.Éire Óg only got out of their group, due to Killenaule being the South champions. Elsewhere today;Newport Gaels play Shannon Rovers Gaels in Templederry- that’s a North U21 B Hurling Quarter-Final, with throw-in at 11:30At one o’ clock Moyne/Templetuohy and Gortnahoe-Glengoole will contest the County Junior B Football Final in Castleiney. Meanwhile, a number of games will throw-in at 2:00.Clonmel Óg/Clerihan versus Cahir in Group 1 of the South U21 B Hurling, while in Group 2 Anner Gaels play Ballybacon Grange in Ballylooby.In the North U21 A Hurling Championship it’s Roscrea playing Kildangan in Toomevara, while Kilsheelan will host the South Intermediate Football Championship Semi-Final between Grangemockler Ballyneale and Carrick Swans.And there’s three further North U21 B Hurling Quarter-Finals down for decision.At 2:00 Ballina meet Borrisokane in Dolla, with Lorrha facing Silvermines in Moneygall, while there’s a 2:30 throw-in in Shallee for the clash of Borris-Ileigh and Portroe.last_img read more