Monday, January 30, 2012

Minnesota Book Award Finalists

The Finalists for the Minnesota Book Awards have been announced!

Here are the Finalists in the categories of Children's Literature and Young People's Literature:

Children's Literature

- BookSpeak! Poems About Books by Laura Purie Salas and illustrated by Josee Bisaillon.
- Friends: True Stories of Extraordinary Animal Friendships by Catherine Thimmesh.
- The Last Day of Kindergarten by Nancy Loewen and illustrated by Sachiko Yoshikawa.
- Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature by Joyce Sidman and illustrated by Beth Krommes.

Young People's Literature

- The Big Crunch by Pete Hautman
- The Books of Elsewhere: Spellbound by Jacqueline West
- The Tanglewood Terror by Kurtis Scaletta
- With or Without You by Brain Farrey