Friday, October 3, 2008

Horn Book Awards

Oh, Boston would be a good place to be today. 
It's where the Horn Book Awards are being presented.

The Wall 
Peter Sís 

Fiction and Poetry: 
The Absolutely
 True Diary of a Part-Time Indian 
by Sherman Alexie, 
illustrated by Ellen Forney 

Picture Book: 
At Night 
by Jonathan Bean 

Special Citation: 
The Arrival 
by Shaun Tan 

with two honor books in each category...
Nic Bishop Frogs by Nic Bishop 
What to Do About Alice? by Barbara Kerley, 
illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham 
Fiction and Poetry: 
Shooting the Moon by Frances O'Roark Dowell 
Savvy by Ingrid Law 
Picture Book: 
Fred Stays with Me! by Nancy Coffelt,  
illustrated by Tricia Tusa
A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever by Marla Frazee 

above: another shot of 
at the MOMA