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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Green Earth Book Award (2005-11)

2011 info from Newton Marasco Foundation accessed 2/15/11

Winners of the Newton Marasco Foundation's 2011 Green Earth Book Awards, which honor authors and illustrators whose work inspires young readers to appreciate and care for the environment, are:

Picture Book: The Earth Book, written and illustrated by Todd Parr
Children's Fiction: Mallory Goes Green by Laurie B. Friedman, illustrated by Jennifer Kalis
Young Adult Fiction: Boys, Bears and a Serious Pair of Hiking Boots by Abby McDonald
Nonfiction: Not Your Typical Book about the Environment by Elin Kelsey, illus. by Clayton Hammer

2011 Honor Books:
Ancient, Strange and Lovely, written by Susan Fletcher
A Place for Frogs, written by Melissa Stewart and illustrated by Higgins Bond
Garbage Helps Our Garden Grow: A Compost Story, by Linda Glaser and photos by Shelley Rotner
Get Real: What Kind of World Are You Buying, written by Mara Rockliff
Let's Save the Animals, written and illustrated by Frances Barry
Seeds Of Change: Planting a Path to Peace by Jen Cullerton Johnson and illus. by Sonia Lynn Sadler
Ship Breaker, written by Paolo Bacigalupi
The Magic School Bus and the Climate Challenge by Joanna Cole and illus. by Bruce Degen

2010 Information from Newton Marasco Foundation accessed 3/21/10

Winner — Picture Book Category
Miss Fox’s Class Goes Green written by Eileen Spinelli and illustrated by Anne Kennedy

Winner — Children’s Fiction Category
Operation Redwood written by S. Terrell French

Winner — Young Adult Fiction Category
The Carbon Diaries: 2015 written by Saci Lloyd

Winner — Nonfiction Category
Earth in the Hot Seat: Bulletins from a Warming World written by Marfe Ferguson Delano

Honor Books
A Place for Birds written by Melissa Stewart and illustrated by Higgins Bond
A Summer of Silk Moths written by Margaret Willey (published by Flux)
Heroes of the Environment written by Harriet Rohmer and illustrated by Julie McLaughlin
Mission: Save the Planet and Mission: Planet Earth written by Sally Ride and Tom O'Shaughnessy
Recycle this Book: 100 Top Children's Authors Tell You How to Go Green written by Dan Gutman
Redwoods written and illustrated by Jason Chin
SCAT written by Carl Hiaasen
The Curious Garden written and illustrated by Peter Brown
The Frog Scientist written by Pamela S. Turner and photographed by Andy Comis

2009 Winners
Co-Winners — Picture Book Category
Planting the Trees of Kenya written and illustrated by Claire A. Nivola
Varmints written by Helen Ward and illustrated by Marc Craste

Winner — Children’s Fiction Category
Night of the Spadefoot Toads written by Bill Harley

Co-Winners — Young Adult Fiction Category
Blind Faith Hotel written by Pamela Todd
Write Naked written by Peter Gould

Winner — Nonfiction Category
My Space/Our Planet written by the Myspace Community, Jeca Taudte, and Dan Santat

Honor Books
10 Things I Can Do to Help My World written and illustrated by Melanie Walsh
Cam Jansen and the Green School Mystery written by David A. Adler and illustrated by Joy Allen
Fern Verdant and the Silver Rose written by Diana Leszczynski
Generation Green: The Ultimate Teen Guide to Living an Eco-Friendly Life written by Linda Siversten and Tosh Siversten
How We Know What We Know About Our Changing Climate: Scientists and Kids Explore Global Warming written by Lynne Cherry and Gary Braasch
Science Warriors: The Battle Against Invasive Species written by Sneed B. Collard III
The Last Wild Place written by Rosa Jordan
The Wolves Are Back written by Jean Craighead George and illustrated by Wendell Minor
Tin Lizzie written and illustrated by Allan Drummond
Whirlwind written by David Klass
When Santa Turned Green written by Victoria Perla and illustrated by Mirna Kantarevic

2008 Winners
Winner — Children Fiction Category
Winston of Churchill: One Bear’s Battle Against Global Warming, written by Jean Davies Okimoto

Winner — Young Adult Fiction Category
The Light-Bearer’s Daughter, written by O. R. Melling

Winner — Nonfiction Category
The Down to Earth Guide to Global Warming, written by Laurie David and Cambria Gordon

Honor Books
Adventures of Riley: Polar Bear Puzzle, written by Amanda Lumry and Laura Hurwitz
An Inconvenient Truth: The Crisis of Global Warming, written by Al Gore and adapted by Jane O’Connor
On Meadowview Street, written and illustrated by Henry Cole
Secrets of the Sirens, written by Julia Golding
The Sorta Sisters, written by Adrian Fogelin

Winner — Children Category
Uno's Garden, written and illustrated by Graeme Base

Winner — Young Adult Fiction Category
Flash Point, written by Sneed B. Collard III

Winner — Nonfiction Category
A Place for Butterflies, written by Melissa Stewart and illustrated by Higgins Bond

Honor Books
Abigale the Happy Whale, written by Peter Farrelly and illustrated by Jamie Rama
All the Way to the Ocean, written by Joel Harper and illustrated by Marq Spusta
Firestorm: The Caretaker Trilogy: Book 1, written by David Klass
Frog Heaven, written by Doug Wechsler
Home and Other Big Fat Lies, written by Jill Wolfson
Quest for the Tree Kangaroo, written by Sy Montgomery and illustrated by Nic Bishop
Saving the Buffalo, written by Albert Marrin

Winner - Children Category
Near One Cattail: Turtles, Logs, and Leaping Frogs, written by Anthony D. Fredericks

Winner - Young Adult Category
Flush by Carl Hiassen

Honor Books
Let the River Run Silver Again!, written by Sandy Burk
The World That We Want, written and illustrated by Kim Michelle Toft
Circles of Hope, written by Karen Lynn Williams and illustrated by Linda Sport
The Secret Under My Skin, written by Janet McNaughton

Winner - Children Category
The Sea, the Storm and the Mangrove Tangle, written and illustrated by Lynne Cherry

Honor Books - Children Category
Tree of Life, written by Rochelle Strauss and illustrated by Margot Thompson
Garden of the Spirit Bear, written by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent and illustrated by Deborah Milton

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