The 2017 winner of the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award is:
Argueta, Jorge. 2016. Somos como las nubes/We are Like the Clouds. Toronto: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press.
Jama Rattigan features this book in a lovely post here.
In addition, an honor book was selected-- Garvey's Choice by Nikki Grimes (Boyds Mills Press/Wordsong, 2016).