Friday, January 11, 2008

Charlotte Zolotow Award Announced

The winner of this year's Charlotte Zolotow Award has been announced by the Cooperative Children's Book Center. This award is given annually to the author of the best picture book text published in the United States in the preceding year.
The Winner!
Thank You, Bear
by Greg Foley (Viking)

The Honor Books
At Night
by Jonathan Bean (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

Pictures from Our Vacation
by Lynne Rae Perkins (Greenwillow Books/HarperCollins)

Dragon Dancing
by Carole Lexa Schaefer (Viking)

Other books that were cited by the committee as "Highly Commended" include:
Recognize any Cybils nominees and/or finalists here? I'll bet you do.

1 comment:

  1. Tricia,

    I love DRAGON DANCING! I think it's one of the best illustrated picture books published in 2007 that I have seen. I really liked Schaefer's and Morgan's SOMEONE SAYS, too.