Kyra's 2011 Mock CSK Book Award Lists - AUTHORS
Mock 2011 Author Book Award Winner: One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
Mock 2011 Author Honor Winners:
- Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes
- Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down by Andrea Pickney
- Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters by Barack Obama (Raise your hand if you gave this one as a Christmas gift!?)
- Yummy: The Last Days of the Southside Shorty by Greg Nevi (graphic novel)
Mock 2011 New Author Award - between two!
- Ruth and the Green Book by Calvin Alexander Ramsey. I have to admit, I thought the Green Book was what used to hold the S&H Green Stamps! Just love learning about new aspects of history!
- Eight-Grade Super-Zero by Olugbemisloa Rhuday-Perkovich. Hopefully, the start of a series.
MOCK 2011 Illustrator Award - Javaka Steptoe for Jimi Sounds Like a Rainbow: A Story of the Young Jimi Hendrix
MOCK 2011 Illustrator Honors:
- Sonia Lynn Sadler for Seeds of Change: Wangari’s Gift to the World
- Don Tate for She Loved Baseball: The Effa Manley Story
- Shandra Strickland for A Place Where Hurricanes Happen
To read other predicitions for the 2011 CSK Book Awards, visit the Brown Book Shelf blog or the discussion at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana Mock CSK Book Award blog. Or, you can simply leave your comments here! Who do you think should be on the winners' lists?! Enjoy!