Saturday, March 29, 2008

Green Earth Book Award 2008

The winners of the Green Earth Book Award were recently announced. Given by the Newton Marasco Foundation in partnership with Salisbury University, this award recognizes books that inspire children and young adults to appreciate and care for the natural environment.

2008 Winners

Children's Fiction
Winston of Churchill: One Bear’s Battle Against Global Warming
written by Jean Davies Okimoto and illustrated by Jeremiah Trammell

Young Adult Fiction
Chronicles of Faerie: The Light-Bearer’s Daughter
written by O. R. Melling

The Down to Earth Guide to Global Warming
written by Laurie David and Cambria Gordon

Honor Books

The most recent issue of Book Links (March 2008) has an article by Fred Chapel, Sharon James, and J. Cynthia McDermott on previous winners of this award.

1 comment:

  1. More books to read! I'm curious in particular about The Light-Bearer's Daughter. On the other hand, I'm still rather disinclined to curl up with An Inconvenient Truth. I'm already a member of the choir...