Tuesday, January 08, 2008

2008 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Winners Announced

The winners of the 2008 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books were recently announced. They are:

Children's Science Picture Book
Where in the Wild? Camouflaged Creatures Concealed and Revealed
David Schwartz and Yael Schy, with illustrations by Dwight Kuhn (Tricycle Press)

Middle Grades Science Book

Dinosaur Eggs Discovered: Unscrambling the Clues!
Lowell Dingus,Luis M. Chaippe, and Rodolfo Coria (Twenty-First Century Books)

Young Adult Science Book
The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring
Richard Preston (Random House)

Hands-on Science Book
Exploratopia: More than 400 Kid-friendly Experiments and Explorations for Curious Minds
Pat Murphy (Little Brown & Company)

These titles were selected from a strong group of finalists. In fact, a number of Cybils nominees and finalists from the categories of nonfiction picture books and middle grades/YA nonfiction are on this list. Can you find them?


  1. Thank you for sharing these. Looks like I will be adding books to my wish list.

  2. Tricia,

    My husband is reading THE WILD TREES. He loves the book!