Friday, January 9, 2009

Sydney Taylor Book Award

The 2009 Sydney Taylor Book Award winners (for excellence in Jewish children's books) are out! Here is the winner, the honor book and some notables in the teen category:

Winner: A Bottle in the Gaza Sea, Valerie Zenatti
Honor Book: Freefall, Anna Levine

Notable Books for Teens:

Nothing, Robin Friedman
Rutka’s Notebook: A Voice from the Holocaust, Rutka Laskier
Gravity, Leanne Lieberman
The Freak, Carol Matas

Some of the winners are taking part in a blog tour, so check here for dates and links. (Though it looks like Anna Levine is the only YA author involved, at least so far..)

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for posting about the Sydney Taylor Book Awards and our blog tour. FYI, Valerie Zenatti, author of A Bottle in the Gaza Sea, has now joined the blog tour! She'll appear on Tuesday, January 20 on the blog Lori Calabrese Writes,