Irma Black Ward Winner: How Rocket Learned to Read

And, the winner is (prolonged drum roll), note the Children’s Book Committee gold seal:

“How Rocket Learned to Read,” written and illustrated by Tad Hills

(Schwartz & Wade).

The following are the 2010 Honor roll books (note silver seals) and in no particular order:

“Children Make Terrible Pets,” written and illustrated by Peter Brown

(Little, Brown & Company).

“Dust Devil,” written by Anne Issacs and illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky

(Schwartz & Wade).

“A Pig Parade,” written by Michael Ian Black and illustrated by Kevin Hawkes

(Simon & Schuster).

Well, that’s it for the 2010-11 Irma Simonton Black and James H. Black Award for Excellence in Children’s Literature. Thank you everyone for participating – see you next year.

Reference librarian at Bank Street College Library.

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