Each year the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) establishes a committee for the?NCTE Award for Excellence in Children’s Poetry. That committee goes on to create a list of Notable Poetry Books?for children ages 3-13 published throughout the year.
I am honored that the committee has selected?They Call Me Güero?as one of five 2019 Notable Verse Novels!
The list also includes my faves Jazz Owls by Margarita Engle?and?Rebound by Kwame Alexander. So awesome!
Here’s the complete list: