Friday, September 11, 2015

WA State Book Award finalists announced, and...

...there are more than a few names we recognize in their respective categories of the Scandiuzzi Children’s Book Award Finalists:

 Picture Book
  • “Little Green Peas: A Big Book of Color” (Beach Lane Books) written and illustrated by Keith Baker of Seattle
  • “Two Speckled Eggs” (Candlewick Press) written and illustrated by Bainbridge Island resident Jennifer K. Mann of Bainbridge Island
  • “Hands Say Love” (Little Brown Books for Young Readers by George Shannon of Bainbridge Island, illustrated by Taeeun Yoo
  • “S Is for Salmon: A Pacific Northwest Alphabet” (Sasquatch) written and illustrated by Hannah Viano of Seattle
Books for Middle Readers (ages 9 to 12)
  • “Phoebe and Her Unicorn” (Andrews McMeel Publishing) by Dana Simpson of Des Moines, Wash
  • “Ken Jennings’ Junior Genius Guides: Maps and Geography” by Ken Jennings of Seattle (Little Simon)
  • “Time Out of Time: Book One: Beyond the Door” by Maureen McQuerry, of Richland (Amulet Books)
Books for Young Adults (ages 13 to 18)
  • “Pure Grit: How American World War II Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in the Pacific” (Abrams Books for Young Readers) by Mary Cronk Farrell of Spokane
  • “Between Two Worlds” (Wendy Lamb Books) by Katherine Kirkpatrick of Seattle
  • “Six Feet Over It” (Random House Books for Young Readers) by Jennifer Longo of Seattle
  • “The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender” (Candlewick Press) by Seattle resident Leslye Walton

Wonderful, wonderful news for all! Congratulations and high-fives
to everyone for such an incredible honor!

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