The Orbus Pictus Award has been announced by National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). The award is given to an outstanding nonfiction book for children. Each year one award is given, up to five honor books, and a list of recommended titles.
MLK: Journey of a King by Tonya Bolden
Black and White Airmen: Their True History by John Fleischman
Helen Keller: Her Life in Pictures by George Sullivan
Muckrakers by Ann Bausum
Spiders by Nic Bishop
Venom by Marilyn Singer
3-D ABC: A Sculptural Alphabet by Bob Razcka
Animals in the House: A History of Pets and People by Sheila Keenan
Clarabelle: Making Milk and So Much More by Cris Peterson
Living Color by Steve Jenkins
The Snowbaby: The Arctic Childhood of Admiral Robert E. Peary's Daring Daughter by Katherine Kirkpatrick
Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion by Loree Griffin Burns
The Wall: Growing up Behind the Iron Curtain by Peter Sis
For the press release, click here.
Thanks to Franki at A Year of Reading for the link.