January 16, 2013

2013 Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction

Read Roger, The Horn Book Magazine blog, has announced The 2013 Scott O'Dell Award Winner for Historical Fiction is Louise Erdrich for her book Chickadee.
"Scott O'Dell established this award to encourage other writers-particularly new authors--to focus on historical fiction. He hoped in this way to increase the interest of young readers in the historical background that has helped to shape their country and their world." - Scott O'Dell Award.
Interested in learning more?  Chickadee, call number PZ7.E72554 Ch 2012, is available in the AU Library juvenile collection.