ASIJ Sakura Medal Art Competition 2020

I am really proud of all of the students who completed their artwork and submitted their entries on time.

The ASIJ Elementary Sakura Art Medal Winners for each category will be announced on February 3, 2020. Winning pieces of artwork will then compete against all participating international schools in Japan. The overall category winners will be announced on February 28th.

ASIJ 2020 Winners by Category

English Picture Book – Sydney Mcilwraith 2D

Japanese Picture Book – Sena Yokosuka 3D

English Chapter Book – Eito Aoyama 5J

Japanese Chapter Book – Mizzy Yokosuka 5J

Graphic Novel – Juliet Sheehan 4Y

Japanese Picture Book

English Picture Book

English Chapter Book

Graphic Novel

Japanese Chapter Book


Best Books 2019


Amazon Best Books of the Year

Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

Best Graphic Novels 2019


Kirkus Review

National Public Radio

National Science Teachers Association

New York Public Library 

New York Times

Parents’ Choice Awards

Publisher’s Weekly

School Library Journal