Awards + Reviews

Cover of When Langston Dances book

When Langston Dances 

  • 2022 Black Caucus ALA First Novelist Award Winner 
  • 2022 NAACP Image Award Finalist – Outstanding Literary Work for Children
  • 2022 New England Book Award Finalist – Children’s Category
  • 2022 Bank Street Best Children’s Book of the Year 
  • 2022 Massachusetts Book Award Must Read Selection
  • Kirkus, starred review
  • Publisher’s Weekly, starred review 

Cover of The Order of Things by Kaija Langley

The Order of Things

  • Junior Library Guild Gold Selection
  • Kirkus, starred review
  • Publishers Weekly, starred review
  • The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, starred review