The Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards have been announced

Another good day with regards to middle grade/YA fantasy--The Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards for 2010 are:

Fiction and Poetry: When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead (Lamb/Random House)

Nonfiction: Marching for Freedom: Walk Together, Children, and Don’t You Grow Weary by Elizabeth Partridge (Viking)

Picture Book: I Know Here by Laurel Croza, illustrated by Matt James (Groundwood)

And the honor books are:

Fiction and Poetry
The Dreamer by Pam Muñoz Ryan, illustrated by Peter Sís (Scholastic)
A Conspiracy of Kings by Megan Whalen Turner (Greenwillow)

Anne Frank: Her Life in Words and Pictures by Menno Metslelaar and Ruud van der Rol (Roaring Brook/Flash Point)
Smile by Raina Telgemeier (Scholastic/Graphix)

Picture Book
It’s a Secret! by John Burningham (Candlewick)
The Lion & the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney (Little, Brown)

Congratulations to all, regardless of genre! (but I really really really don't know if I can face reading Smile. I knocked my own front teeth out when I was 11, and I still have nightmares).


  1. A Conspiracy of Kings ♥♥♥

  2. I thought about adding a squeeish note, but figured anyone who reads my blog would know I was squeeing in my heart...and speaking of which, nice heart-work in your comment! (I dunno how to do hearts....)


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