Drum roll, please!
The winner of the 2014 Crystal Kite Award for Washington/Oregon/Alaska/northern Idaho/Montana/North Dakota/South Dakota is:
Once Upon a Memory, written by Nina Laden and illustrated by Renata Liwska
[MANY WHOOPS AND CHEERS, MANY HANDS CLAPPING]
BONUS: Come out to the Inside Story event this Tuesday, May 6 at Mockingbird Books, and you can congratulate Nina Laden in person!