Friday, June 11, 2010

Boston Glob-Horn Book Awards announced


2010 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards
for Excellence in Children’s Literature

The Awards were announced on June 8, 2010.
Presented annually since 1967, the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards (BGHB) reward excellence in children’s and young adult literature and are given in three categories: Fiction and Poetry, Nonfiction, and Picture Book.

The 2010 BGHB winners are:

Fiction and Poetry:  When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead (Lam/Random House

Nonfiction:  Marching for Freedom: Walk Together, Children and Don't You Grow Weary by Elizabeth Partridge (Viking)

Picture Book:  I Know Here by Laurel Croza, illustrated by Matt James (Groundwood)

For those of you who don't know, Groundwood is a small Canadian publisher.  Yeah Groundwood!


Anonymous said...

Thanks for this too! Loved WHEN YOU REACH ME, need to check out the other two. Yes, go Groundwood!

readingkidsbooks said...

I know, more great books to add to the list...I think my summer reading pile is going to be taking over my house!