Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Award shortlist


The 2010 shortlist for the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Awards was announced last week.  In the Young Adult/Middle Reader category, the following books are nominated:

Vanishing Girl: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His Third Case
by Shane Peacock (Tundra Books)

The Present Tense of Prinny Murphy
by Jill MacLean (Fitzhenry & Whiteside)

Earthgirl
by Jennifer Cowan (Groundwood Books)

The Mealworm Diaries
by Anna Kerz (Orca Books)

The Awakening
by Kelley Armstrong (Doubleday Canada)

This annual prize is valued at $6,000 and is administered by Ontario Arts Foundation and the Ontario Arts Council. This year’s recipient will be selected by a jury of 5 students in grades 7 & 8 from Huttonville Public School in Brampton, Ontario. The winner will be announced at an event on May 26th.

Congratulations to all nominees!

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Posted on May 5, 2010, in by Erin and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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