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)
by Jennifer Cowan (Groundwood Books)
The Mealworm Diaries
by Anna Kerz (Orca Books)
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!