(It's not like me to go a month without posting, but I've been on vacation, and very busy with the Mock Awards and the events of ALA Midwinter coming up.)
Crossposted to the Mock Awards blog:
This year's Mock Awards were lots of fun, with provocative and informative discussions. The winning and honor books were selected as follows:
Winner: The Wizard by Jack Prelutsky, illustrated by Brandon Dorman
Honors: When Dinosaurs Came With Everything by Elise Broach, illustrated by David Small ; Casey Back at Bat by Dan Gutman, illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou
Fancher ; I'm the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry ; Knuffle Bunny Too: A
Case of Mistaken Identity by Mo Willems.
Winner: Revolution is Not a Dinner Party by Ying Chang Compestine
Honors: Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis ; The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt
Winner: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Honors: Before I Die by Jenny Downham ; Boy Toy by Barry Lyga
Many thanks to those who made this program so successful.
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