Father and Son Author-Illustrator Team Win Top Prize in National Book Award
International author and human rights activist Patrick Atkinson, and Neto Atkinson – Artist, have been awarded the prestigious 2019 National Gold Medal by the Independent Book Publisher Association (IBPA), it was recently announced.
Press Release | BostonHerald.com May 07, 2019
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“Each year I give presentations across our hemisphere to empower our children and teenagers to take charge of their lives,” Atkinson said. “This is their life, their world. The Powerful You! lays that out in a very straight-forward fashion. It’s the perfect graduation or moving out gift for teenagers and young adults.”
The Independent Book Publisher Association will present gold medals to both Atkinsons at an awards dinner in New York City later this month.