Friday, January 30, 2009

2009 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize-winning Books Announced

The winners of the 2009 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books have been announced. This prize "celebrates outstanding science writing and illustration for children and young adults." You can read about the prize criteria at SB&F Online.

Children's Picture Book Winner
Sisters and Brothers: Sibling Relationships in the Animal World
written by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page, illustrated by Steve Jenkins
(nominee for 2008 Cybils nonfiction picture book)
Young Adult Winner

Hands-on Science Book
True Green Kids: 100 Things You Can Do to Save the Planet
written by Rior McKay and Jenny Bonnin

In addition to the books that were honored, Jean Craighead George was the recipient of the SB&F Lifetime Achievement Award. You can read more about her.

1 comment:

  1. Ooh la la, I can't wait to check 'em out.

    Tricia, I've been trying to find out about the Green Earth awards, too. I even wrote the organization. No response, alas.

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