18.4.08

Mama's Little Darlings Love Short Lists

Shortlists for the 2008 Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Awards , the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Carnegie Medal are up.

I'm not going to post all the lists but do go check and them out. Meanwhile here are the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz nominees.


CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOK AWARD CATEGORY

The Aunts Come Marching
By Bill Richardson (author, Vancouver, BC) and Cynthia Nugent (illustrator, Vancouver, BC)
Publisher: Raincoast Books
The Boy from the Sun
By Duncan Weller (author/illustrator, Thunder Bay, ON)
Publisher: Simply Read Books
Grumpy Bird
By Jeremy Tankard (author/illustrator, Toronto, ON)
Publisher: Scholastic Canada Ltd.
The Painted Circus: P.T. Vermin Presents a Mesmerizing Menagerie of Trickery and Illusion Guaranteed to Beguile and Bamboozle the Beholder
By Wallace Edwards (author/illustrator, Yarker, ON)
Publisher: Kids Can Press
Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend
By Mélanie Watt (author/illustrator, Montreal, QC)
Publisher: Kids Can Press

YOUNG ADULT/MIDDLE READER AWARD CATEGORY
Dancing Through the Snow
By Jean Little (Guelph, ON)
Scholastic Canada Ltd.
Darkwing
By Kenneth Oppel (Toronto, ON)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Elijah of Buxton
By Christopher Paul Curtis (Windsor, ON)
Publisher: Scholastic Canada Ltd.
A Perfect Gentle Knight
By Kit Pearson (Victoria, BC)
Publisher: Penguin Group (Canada)
Rex Zero, King of Nothing
By Tim Wynne-Jones (Perth, ON)
Publisher: Groundwood Books

The Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Awards are funded by the Ruth Schwartz Foundation. Congratulations to all the nominees.

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