From “A Different Pond,” by Bao Phi, illustrated by Thi Bui

Congrats to Minneapolis poet Bao Phi who won the prestigious Charlotte Zolotow Award for best picture book published in the country for his book, A DIFFERENT POND!

The book tells the story of a father and his young son who go fishing together and touches on subjects like immigration, racism, and respect for nature. A DIFFERENT POND was illustrated by Thi Bui and published by Capstone.