Member Awards and Achievements SCBWI Announces Golden Kite Award Winners April 10, 2017 Share on Twitter (opens in a new tab) on Facebook (opens in a new tab) on Linkedin (opens in a new tab) via email The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) announced the winners of its 2017 Golden Kite Awards on March 20. Russell Freedman’s We Will Not Be Silent won in the Nonfiction category. Krystyna Poray Goddu’s A Girl Called Vincent received an Honor in that same category. Jeannine Atkins’s Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science received a Golden Kite Honor in the Middle Grade category. Chris Grabenstein’s Welcome to Wonderland: Home Sweet Motel won the Sid Fleischman Award.