December 8 AAUW READS

Interviews and Readings from children’s authors.  Meeting ID: 610 315 1144

Kelly Starling Lyons Virtual Author downloadable flyer

Kelly Stalings Lyons is the author of Going Down Home with Daddy. Listen to Kelly read aloud to the children and their parents as she tells her own personal story about her inspiration to write this book.

Going Down Home with Daddy has been recognized for the many honors it has received. It is the 2019 AAUW Young People’s Literature Award (presented by AAUW NC and NC Literary & Historical Association).

Other Honors:

  • Caldecott Honor
  • School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW
  • 2021 North Carolina Children’s Book Award Nominee (Picture Books)
  • 2021 Georgia Children’s Book Award Finalist
  • 2021 Star of the North Award Nominee
  • 2020 Bank Street Best Children’s Books
  • 2020 Capitol Choices
  • 2020 Notable Children’s Books in the Language Arts
  • 2020 ALSC/BCALA Social Justice Reading List
  • 2019 Featured Children’s Book for Georgia, National Book Festival
  • 2019 Lupine Award
  • 2019 AAUW Young People’s Literature Award
    (presented by AAUW NC and NC Literary & Historical Association)
  • Kirkus, Best Picture Books of 2019
  • School Library Journal, Best Picture Books of 2019
  • Chicago Public Library, Best Picture Books of 2019
  • Evanston Public Library, 101 Great Books for Kids (2019 Edition)
  • 2019 Nerdy Book Club Award, Fiction Picture Books
  • The News & Observer, Best Books of 2019 for Kids and Young Adults
  • Here Wee Read’s Best 45 Diverse Children’s Books of 2019
  • Quail Ridge Books 2019 Best NC Children’s Books
  • Social Justice Books, Recommended List

For more information about Kelly, check out her website!