All IN: The Shortlist: The Best of 2020 Indiana Children’s Books

Aug 31, 2020

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The short list of nominees for the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards came out earlier this month. The awards happen every two years, and celebrate the best books written by Indiana authors.

Today we talk to nominated authors in the children’s category.

Produced by Maggie Gelon.


Troy Cummings
Author, “Can I Be Your Dog?”

Skila Brown
Author, “Clackety Track: Poems About Trains”

Phillip Hoose
Author, “Attucks! Oscar Robertson and the Basketball Team that Awakened a City”

Crystal Allen
Author, “The Magnificent Mya Tibbs: Mya in the Middle”

Gabrielle Balkan
“Book of Flight”

John David Anderson
Author, “Granted”