2019 BGHB Nonfiction Award winners extras

Roger Sutton, editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc., announced the 2019 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners on May 29th, 2019, at School Library Journal's Day of Dialog in New York City. You can watch the announcement video here and read the press release here.

Read reviews of all of the 2019 Nonfiction winners here; see below for more web extras about them.


The 2019 Boston Globe–Horn Book Nonfiction Award winner is This Promise of Change: One Girl’s Story in the Fight for School Equality by Jo Ann Allen Boyce and Debbie Levy (Bloomsbury Children’s Books).


Hey, Kiddo written and illustrated by Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Graphix/Scholastic) received a BGHB Nonfiction Honor.

Nine Months: Before a Baby Is Born written by Miranda Paul; illustrated by Jason Chin (Neal Porter Books/Holiday House) received a BGHB Nonfiction Honor.

From the June 2019 issue of The Horn Book Herald. Click here for a list of past BGHB winners and honorees. For book reviews, acceptance speeches, and more, click on the tags Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards or BGHB19.

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