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Steve Sheinkin Garners
Children’s Book Guild Nonfiction Award

Steve Sheinkin, 2015 Nonfiction Award recipientThe Children’s Book Guild of Washington, D.C. is pleased to announce Steve Sheinkin, the author of acclaimed history books for middle-grade and young adult readers, as its 2015 Nonfiction Award Winner. The award is presented annually to an author for a body of work that “contributed significantly to the quality of nonfiction for children.”

In selecting Steve Sheinkin for this honor, the Guild’s Nonfiction Award Committee recognizes and celebrates Sheinkin’s superb ability to find the heart of the story, to narrate nonfiction with passion, veracity and accuracy, and to engage young readers and provide them with a front row seat as witnesses to history.

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Jennifer O’Connell Wins 2014 Green Earth Book Award

The Eye of the WhaleGuild member Jennifer O’Connell has won the 2014 Green Earth Book Picture Book Award for The Eye of the Whale: A Rescue Story. The award is given annually by The Nature Generation to authors and illustrators whose books inspire young readers to appreciate and care for the environment.

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Excerpt from Katherine Paterson's Stories of My Life

Katherine Paterson and friendsFormer Children’s Book Guild president Katherine Paterson believes friends are more precious than awards - and she has many of both. Her newest book is filled with stories of both, and she has graciously agreed to share an excerpt with us here. Read on . . .


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