Invitation to Awards Presentation

If you are in New York City on Thursday March 18th, please join us.

The Children’s Book Committee at Bank Street is being dragged kicking and screaming into the age of technology. For the first time in its 101 years of reviewing, selecting and annotating children’s books, the Best Books of the Year list will be available electronically.

The Children’s Book Committee
Bank Street College of Education

Cordially invites you to attend a breakfast celebrating the presentation of

The 2010 Children’s Book Awards to the authors and illustrators

Thursday, March 18, 2010
9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Bank Street College of Education
The Evelyn Rome Tabas and Daniel Tabas Auditorium
610 West 112th Street
New York, NY 10025-1898


The Josette Frank Award for fiction:

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate
Jacqueline Kelly
Retail Price: $16.99
Hardcover: 352 pages
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) – (2009-05-12)
ISBN / EAN: 0805088415 / 9780805088410


Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Grace Lin
Retail Price: $16.99
Hardcover: 288 pages
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers – (2009-07-01)
ISBN / EAN: 0316114278 / 9780316114271

The Flora Stieglitz Straus Award for nonfiction:

Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream
Tanya Lee Stone
Retail Price: $24.99
Hardcover: 144 pages
Publisher: Candlewick – (2009-02-24)
ISBN / EAN: 0763636118 / 9780763636111


Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 (Richard Jackson Books (Atheneum Hardcover))
Brian Floca
Retail Price: $17.99
Hardcover: 48 pages
Publisher: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books – (2009-04-07)
ISBN / EAN: 141695046X / 9781416950462

The Claudia Lewis Award for poetry:

Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors
Joyce Sidman
Retail Price: $16.00
Hardcover: 32 pages
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children – (2009-04-06)
ISBN / EAN: 0547014945 / 9780547014944

For more information: 212.875.4540

The Children’s Book Committee is an affiliate of the Bank Street Center for Children’s Literature.

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