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Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards

This announcement (June 4th) passed me by a coule of days ago and hence, annoyingly, was not included in today's eLetter update (now active again after a brief hibernation).

Emily Gravett's Wolves is one of the two Picture Book 'honor' titles. ACHUKA can only applaud and hear-hear the selection of The Astonishing Life Of Octavian Nothing as the winner in the Fiction and Poetry section

Fiction and Poetry:
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party (Candlewick) by M. T. Anderson
Picture Book: Dog and Bear: Two Friends, Three Stories (Porter/Roaring Brook) written and illustrated by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
Nonfiction: The Strongest Man in the World: Louis Cyr (Groundwood) written and illustrated by Nicolas Debon

Read on for details of the honor books and the judging panel....

The judges also selected two honor books in each category:

Fiction and Poetry: Clementine (Hyperion) written by Sara Pennypacker, illustrated by Marla Frazee
Rex Zero and the End of the World (Kroupa/Farrar) by Tim Wynne-Jones


Picture Book:
365 Penguins (Abrams) written by Jean-Luc Fromental, illustrated by Joelle Jolivet
Wolves (Simon) written and illustrated by Emily Gravett

Nonfiction: Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion (Houghton) by Loree Griffin Burns
Escape! (Greenwillow) by Sid Fleischman

The 2007 Boston Globe�Horn Book Awards judges were:

Betty Carter, Chair Professor Emerita, School of Library and Information Studies, Texas Woman�s University and reviewer, The Horn Book Magazine
Julie Roach Head of Main Library Children's Room, Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge Massachusetts
Anita Silvey Former Editor in Chief of The Horn Book Magazine and author of 100 Best Books for Children

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