Children Africana Book Awards (CABA) are presented annually to the authors and illustrators of the best children's and young adult books on Africa published or republished in the U.S. The awards were created by Africa Access and the Outreach Council of the African Studies Association (ASA) to encourage the publication and use of accurate, balanced children's materials about Africa.
Best Books for Older Readers
"Onyeka and the Academy of the Sun." Tọlá Okogwu Margaret K. McElderry, 2022
"The Door of No Return." Kwame Alexander, Little Brown and Company, 2022
Honor Books for Older Readers
"How You Grow Wings." Rimma Onoseta. Algonquin Young Readers, 2022
"Children of the Quicksands." Efua Traoré. Chicken House, 2022
"The Kaya Girl." Mamle Wolo. Little, Brown and Company, 2022