It was a pleasure to work with the committee, facilitated by the calm and clear-minded Jone McCullough, to be found at Check It Out. You can find a list of my fellow judges in the post, as well as the poetry finalists.
One definition of poetry that children will love: Imaginary gardens with real toads in them. Marianne Moore
And now I can celebrate the poetry winner, BookSpeak! Poems About Books by Laura Purdie Salas. You can find her at LauraSalas: Writing The World For Kids.