WELL yes…we artists do hear VOICES and see THINGS and it’s all perfectly normal!!! But Larry Day wants us to hear COLONIAL VOICES: HEAR THEM SPEAK...and apparently school systems do too! Larry, author Kay Winters and Dutton Books (Penguin Putnam) are THRILLED to announce several honors for this wonderful book.
It’s WINNER of the 2009 CAROL OTIS HURST CHILDREN’S BOOK PRIZE...sponsored by the Westfield, MA Athenaeum: the Milton Burrall Whitney Library, The Jasper Rand Art Museum, and the Edwin Smith Historical Museum.
It’s Won the Indiana Young Hoosier Award:
It has won many award nominations for State READING LISTS:
VIRGINIA STATE READING ASSOC. READERS 2011-12 CHOICE
SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOC OF SCHOOL LIBRIANS- Children’s book Award list for 2010/11
TEXAS CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS ASSOC – Children’s Crown Award 2010/11
NEW YORK STATE READING ASSOC= The CHARLOTTE AWARD 2010
PENN. READING ASSOC – Keystone to READING BK AWARD list 09/10
DELAWARE STATE READING ASSOC- DIAMOND BK AWARD LIST 09/10
It’s a beautiful book in every way! And there is another in the works that’ll no doubt be SEEN AND HEARD from just as much in the near future! Congrats team~!