June 13, 2010

2010 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards

On June 8, 2010 the 2010 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winners and honor books were announced. Books eligible for the 2010 Horn Book Awards are all children's books and young adult books published in the United States between June 2009 and May 2010 and, unlike the Caldecott Medal, the winner can be from any country.

The 2010 Horn Book winners are:

Fiction and Poetry 2010 Horn Book Winner - When You Reach Meby Rebecca Stead. This is the 3rd honor for When You Reach Me as it also received the 2010 Indies Choice Book Award for Middle Readers and the 2010 John Newbery Medal Winner.

Non-fiction 2010 Horn Book Winner - Marching for Freedom: Walk Together, Children, and Don’t You Grow Weary by Elizabeth Partridge

Picture Book 2010 Horn Book Winner - I Know Here by Laurel Croza, illustrated by Matt James

In addition to winners, the Horn Book can present up to two honors books in each category. The 2010 Horn Book Honors Books are

Fiction and Poetry 2010 Horn Book Honors Books - The Dreamer by Pam Muñoz Ryan, illustrated by Peter Sís and A Conspiracy of Kings by Megan Whalen Turner.

Non-fiction 2010 Horn Book Honors Books - Anne Frank: Her Life in Words and Pictures by Menno Metselaar and Ruud van der Rol and Smile by Raina Telgemeier (Scholastic/Graphix)

Picture Book 2010 Horn Book Honors Books - It’s a Secret! by John Burningham and The Lion & the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney

Congratulations to all 2010 Boston Globe-Horn Book honorees.

For more great award winning children's books check out the page, Award Winning Children's Books

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