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an offhand yl e. in or exte orized st ed short composition perform mp A Impromptu n. And the winner is… can be found on our website at The 2009 Boston Globe–Horn Book www.hbook.com/bghb/default.asp. Awards, celebrated in this issue, were roger sutton given at the Boston Athenæum on October 2nd of last year. A good time The winner of the 2010 National Book was had by all, I hope—and now we Award is Claudette Colvin: Twice To- begin again. ward Justice (Kroupa/Farrar) by Phillip Established in 1967, the BGHB Hoose, reviewed by The Horn Book as Awards observe one criterion: “excel- a “compelling narrative that balances lence in literature for children and the momentous events of the civil young adults.” The judges select a rights movement with the personal winner and up to two honor books in crises of a courageous young woman.” the categories of fiction and poetry, The other finalists were Charles and nonfiction, and picture books from Emma: The Darwins’ Leap of Faith children’s and young adult books (Holt) by Deborah Heiligman; published in the United States during Stitches (Norton) by David Small; Lips the period of June 1st to May 31st of Touch: Three Times (Levine/Scholastic) the following year. (The rather pecu- by Laini Taylor, illustrated by Jim Di liar calendar was originally chosen in Bartolo; and Jumped (HarperTeen) by order to reflect the traditional publish- Rita Williams-Garcia. ing year of fall through spring.) The winners each receive a modest check and engraved bowl; honor recipients Books by our friends receive an engraved plate. Former Horn Book editor Anita Silvey This year’s judges are Julie Just, the surveyed a catholic miscellany of children’s book editor of the New York people for Everything I Need to Know Times; novelist and critic Gregory I Learned from a Children’s Book: Life Maguire; and, serving as c
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