2009 Orbis Pictus Award

Hey, if I can ever manage to review a nonfiction book for Nonfiction Monday, then at least I can refer to a nonfiction book award!

The Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children is given by the National Council of Teachers of English.  The 2009 award went to:

Amelia Earhart: the legend of the lost aviator by Shelley Tanaka, illustrated by David Craig.

The Honor Books are:

George Washington Carver by Tonya Bolden

The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary by Candace Fleming

Washington at Valley Forge by Russell Freedman

We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball by Kadir Nelson

When the Wolves Returned: Restoring Nature’s Balance in Yellowstone by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent