June 7, 2012

2012 Boston Globe Horn-Book Awards

"Since 1967, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards have honored excellence in writing and illustrating books for young people." -- The Horn Book
The 2012 Boston Globe Horn-Book Awards were announced at BookExpo America today. For more information, titles owned by AU Library link from this post to the library catalog.

Picture Book Winner
Extra Yarn  -  Mac Barnett; illustrator Jon Klassen

     Honor Books
     And Then It's Spring - Julie Fogliano; illustrator Erin E. Stead
     And the Soldier Sang - J. Patrick Lewis; illustrator Gary Kelley

Fiction Winner
No Crystal Stair - Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, illustrator R. Gregory

     Honor Books
     Life: An Exploded Diagram -  Mal Peet
     Code Name Verity - Elizabeth Wein

Non-fiction Winner
Chuck Close, Face Book - Chuck Close

     Honor Books
     Georgia in Hawaii - Amy Novesky; illustrator Yuyi Morales
     The Elephant Scientist
- Caitlin O’Connell & Donna M. Jackson