|H. Joseph Hopkins with puppet of Kate Sessions created by Jesse Kingsley|
|Centerpiece depicting Kate Sessions planting a tree created by Noble Middle School students|
|Tribute to Puppeteer Carol Onofrio|
|Renny Day, VP Correspondence and Membership, and Caroline Gill, President of FOCAL|
The FOCAL Award was instituted in 1980 and is presented annually for a book of merit that features some aspect of California history and/or geography.
Friends of Children and Literature (FOCAL) is a support group of the LAPL Children’s Literature Department at the Central Library.