Jewish Book Council Announces 2010 National Jewish Book Award Winners

The Jewish Book Council announced the 2010 National Jewish Book Award winners today.

Here are the winners in the children’s and young adult literature categories:

Children’s and Young Adult Literature

Winner:
Under a Red Sky: Memoir of a Childhood in Communist Romania (Frances Foster Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
Haya Leah Molnar
Finalists:
Rabbi Harvey vs. The Wisdom Kid: A Graphic Novel of Dueling Jewish Folktales in the Wild West (Jewish Lights Publishing)
Steve Sheinkin
The Orphan Rescue (Second Story Press)
Anne Dublin
An Unspeakable Crime: The Prosecution and Persecution of Leo Frank (Carolrhoda Books/Lerner Publishing Group) Elaine Marie Alphin

Illustrated Children’s Books–Louis Posner Memorial Award

Winner:
The Rooster Prince of Breslov (Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
Ann Redisch Stampler; Eugene Yelchin, illus.
Finalists:
Modeh Ani: A Good Morning Book (EKS Publishing)
Adapted by Sarah Gershman; Kristina Swarner, illus.
Feivel’s Flying Horses (Kar-Ben Publishing)
Heidi Smith Hyde; Johanna van der Sterre, illus.

The Jewish Book Council also bestowed the IMPACT award on Harold Grinspoon, creator of The PJ Library.

Congratulations to all the winners!

About Barbara Krasner

History writer and award-winning author Barbara Krasner writes Jewish-themed poetry, articles, nonfiction books, and novels for children and adults.
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