Boston Globe–Horn Book Award Winners Announced

The 2009 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards for Excellence in Children’s Literature were announced yesterday. The winners are:

Fiction and Poetry

Nation, by Terry Pratchett


The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary, by Candace Fleming
Picture Book

Bubble Trouble, by Margaret Mahy, illustrated by Polly Dunbar

The judges selected two honor books in each category:

Fiction and Poetry

The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II: The Kingdom on the Waves, by M. T. Anderson

The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman

The Way We Work, by David Macaulay with Richard Walker, illustrated by David Macaulay

Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream, by Tanya Lee Stone

Picture Book

Old Bear, by Kevin Henkes

Higher! Higher! by Leslie Patricelli



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