THREE AWARDS FOR EYE OF THE WHALE
Jennifer O'Connell’s new book, The Eye of the Whale, has been awarded the 2013 Moonbeam Children’s Book Gold Award in the Nonfiction Animal/Pet category.
Also, the Society of School Librarians International has named The Eye of the Whale an Honor Book in the Language Arts–Picture Book category.
Finally, RIF (Reading Is Fundamental) has selected The Eye of the Whale to be one of 40 books on the 2013-2014 Macy's Multicultural Collection of Children's Literature. During this year, RIF will distribute collections to schools and other organizations across the country, with a focus on reaching at-risk and underserved children.