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2013 South Asia Book Award recognizes best in children’s, young adult literature

Illustrator Kanyika Kini and author Lynne Kelly will be honored for and talk about their work, at the 2013 South Asia Book Award Ceremony, which recognizes the year’s best among children’s and young adult literature that portray South Asia or South Asians living abroad.

Sponsored by the South Asia National Outreach Consortium (SANOC), the ceremony will be held Saturday, October 19, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in the Assembly Room, at the Madison Concourse and Governor’s Club Hotel, 1 W. Dayton Street, Madison. The public is invited to attend this free event.

The South Asia Book Award (SABA) – coordinated by Rachel Weiss, of the Center for South Asia at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, on behalf of SANOC – each year honors up to two outstanding works of fiction, non-fiction, poetry or folklore, from early childhood to secondary reading levels, that accurately and skillfully portray South Asia or South Asians living in South Asia or in other parts of the world.

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