"Jacaranda has held the torch for diversity in publishing for a long time — and long before major publishers finally got on the train... The whole population should be inspired to read its books." — Judges at the British Book Awards.
Jacaranda Books also won the Inclusivity in Publishing Award at the International Excellence Awards 2019.
Seven Stones by Venus Khoury-Ghata, translated by Aneesa Abbas Higgins: Shortlisted for the Society of Authors' Scott Moncrieff Prize.
Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin by Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin: Listed on the Publisher's Association 2019 Summer Reading List for Parliamentarians; Adapted for the critically acclaimed six-part documentary series produced by Jay Z and Paramount Pictures.
A Girl Called Eel by Ali Zamir: Listed in Cosmopolitan’s Books to Read in 2019.
A Girl Called Eel by Ali Zamir: Awarded the English PEN Translates Award Prize.
The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline: Shortlisted for the Sunburst Award.
The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline: Winner of the Governor General’s Literary Award for Young People’s Literature; Winner of the Kirkus Prize for Young Readers’ Literature; Shortlisted for the New York Public Library Best Book for Teens.
Tram 83 by Fiston Mwanza Mujila: Longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize.
Butterfly Fish by Irenosen Okojie: Winner of the Betty Trask Award.
Tram 83 by Fiston Mwanza Mujila: Winner of the Etisalat Prize for Literature; Winner of the PEN Translates Award.
So the Path Does Not Die by Pede Hollist: Winner of the African Literature Association Book of the Year.