Just Right for Reading Aloud: The E.B. White Awards 2010
April 26, 2010
The Association of Booksellers for Children announced the finalists for the 2010 E.B. White Read Aloud Awards. Winners will be announced at the trade show BookExpo America in late May. The two categories and the shortlists are as follows:
14 Cows for America, by Carmen Agra Deedy, illustrated by Thomas Gonzalez
Once Upon a Twice, by Denise Doyen, illustrated by Barry Moser
Princess Hyacinth (The Surprising Tale of a Girl Who Floated), by Florence Heide Parry, illustrated by Lane Smith
The Curious Garden, by Peter Brown
For Older Readers
Leaving the Bellweathers, by Kristin Clark Venuti
Tumtum and Nutmeg: Adventures Beyond Nutmouse Hall, by Emily Bearn, illustrated by Nick Price
The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z., by Kate Messner
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, by Grace Lin
I'm very excited about this award. I had never heard of it!
Posted by: Lynne | April 27, 2010 at 10:22 PM
I think it's a great idea to honor read-alouds, too, Miss L.
Posted by: Susan T. | April 29, 2010 at 10:17 AM
I took out three of these from the library -- perfect timing, as we had just finished a run of Richard Peck books for bedtime reading....
Posted by: Jody | April 30, 2010 at 07:40 PM
Jody, that is excellent that you could put this list to use. Now y'all can choose your favorite!
Posted by: Susan T. | April 30, 2010 at 10:00 PM