Barack Obama, Bryant Terry and Jacqueline Woodson Win NAACP Image Awards
The 52nd NAACP Image Awards, annually honoring the accomplishments of BIPOC artists across television, music, film and literature, are being presented in a novel manner this year. Each day, beginning on Monday, March 22, groups of winners are being revealed online leading up to a live ceremony broadcast across all ViacomCBS Networks, including BET, CBS and MTV, on Saturday, March 27, at 8:00 p.m. (ET).
Awards for Outstanding Literary Works were announced March 22, with three books published by Penguin Random House winning in these categories:
Outstanding Literary Work – Nonfiction
A PROMISED LAND by Barack Obama (Crown)
Outstanding Literary Work – Instructional
VEGETABLE KINGDOM by Bryant Terry (Ten Speed Press)
Outstanding Literary Work – Youth/Teens
BEFORE THE EVER AFTER by Jacqueline Woodson (Nancy Paulsen Books/Penguin Young Readers)
Congratulations to Mr. Obama, Mr. Terry, and Ms. Woodson, their publishers and editors.