One of the Cybils fiction picture book titles that made the shortlist was Four Feet, Two Sandals by Karen Lynn Williams and Khadra Mohammed. A recent article in Publisher's Weekly talks about how Khadra Mohammed took the book back to a refugee camp in Pakistan where the book is set. The children in the camp were able to read the book (it had been translated for them). Read this amazing story here.
My review of Four Feet, Two Sandals