Friday, January 14, 2011

What to Wear, Where

What to Wear, Where (ISBN: 978081997035)
$18.95 US / Abrams Image
Pub Month: March 2011

Upcoming features:
·        The April 2011 issue of Teen Vogue (circ. 1,026,053) will feature tips from the ladies and a prominent shot of the cover.
·        The March 2011 issue of Harper’s Bazaar (circ. 744,038) features an exclusive interior spread from the book.
·        We will also see a mention in the March 2011 issue of The New York Times’ T Magazine (circ. 1,599,353).

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Hereville wins the Sydney Taylor Book Award

Hereville: How Mirka Got her Sword by Barry Deutsch (9780810984226) has won the 2011 Sydney Taylor Book Award for Older Readers!

This is the first time a Graphic Novel has won the award.

The Sydney Taylor Book Awards, honoring "new books for children and teens that exemplify the highest literary standards while authentically portraying the Jewish experience" and sponsored by the Association of Jewish Libraries, have been announced.

Monday, January 10, 2011

ALA Youth Media Awards

Congratulations to Abrams Books and Candlewick Press, both with multiple honors!
Theodor Seuss Geisel Award
Bink and Gollie by Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee, illustrated by Tony Fucile, Candlewick Press, 978-0-7636-3266-3 

Caldecott Honor Medal
Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein, Candlewick Press, 978-0-7636-4168-9

Coretta Scott King John Steptoe Award for New Talent 
Zora and Me by Victoria Bond and T.R. Simon, Candlewick Press, 978-0-7636-4300-3

 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults  
Janis Joplin: Rise Up Singing Ann Angel, Abrams/Amulet, 9780810983496

John Newbery Medal Honor Award
Heart of a Samurai  by Margi Preus, Abrams/Amulet, 9780810989818

Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor Award
Me, Frida by Amy Novesky and illustrated by David Diaz, Abrams/Amulet, 9780810989696

Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor Award
Dear Primo written and illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh, Abrams/Amulet, 9780810938724