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Welcome to the Bookshelf Detective, a site for readers and writers of children's literature. Thank you for visiting, and please let me know how this blog served you. Cheers, Kim Tomsic
Monday, January 19, 2015
Oregon's Best Children's Book Writers of 2014
"Literary Arts is pleased to announce the 2015 Oregon Book Awards finalists and Literary Fellowship recipients.
The Oregon Book Award winners will be announced at the 28th annual Oregon Book Awards ceremony on April 13, 2015 at the Gerding Theater at the Armory. Mitchell Jackson, author of The Residue Years, the Multnomah County Everybody Reads selection for 2015, will host the ceremony. Tickets are available at Brown Paper Tickets.com."
ELOISE JARVIS MCGRAW AWARD FOR CHILDREN’S LITERATURE
Judge: Lesléa Newman
Kim T. Griswell of Ashland, Rufus Goes to School (Sterling Children’s Books) Susan Hill Long of Portland, Whistle in the Dark (Holiday House) H. Joseph Hopkins of Portland, The Tree Lady (Beach Lane Books) Deborah Hopkinson of West Linn, The Great Trouble: A Mystery of London, The Blue Death, and a Boy Called Eel(Alfred A. Knopf) Elizabeth Rusch of Portland, Electrical Wizard: How Nikola Tesla Lit Up the World (Candlewick Press)
LESLIE BRADSHAW AWARD FOR YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE Judge: Mitali Perkins
April Henry of Portland, The Body In the Woods (Henry Holt) Robin Herrera of Portland, Hope is a Ferris Wheel (Amulet Books) Lisa Schroeder of Beaverton, The Bridge From Me To You (Scholastic) Christina Struyk-Brown of Portland, Whisper (Orca Book Publishers)
Young Readers Literature Judge: Jo Knowles
Addie Boswell of Portland, The Edna L. Holmes Fellowship in Young Readers Literature Christine Fletcher of Portland, The Walt Morey Fellowship