The recipient of the award this year is a new children’s author, Micki Bare. She was also the recipient of the 2022 award. The title of her book is “Blind Fairy,” the second book in her series “Zahra of the Uwharries.”
See Micki Bare’s website https://www.mickibareauthor.com/
Pictured below are the author accepting the award from AAUW NC Secretary, Lori Burton. A second picture shows Micki Bare with the AAUW NC representatives, Kathy Pearre, Jane Terwillegar and Lori Burton for a group photo.