The Connecticut Center for the Book has announced the finalists for the Connecticut Book Awards. There are three categories of adult books and two of children's.
Young Readers--Young Adult
Jake Burt of Hamden, Greetings from Witness Protection!
Karen Romano Young of Bethel, Whale Quest
Sarah Albee of Watertown, Poison
Young Readers — Juvenile (includes authors and illustrators)
Gigi Priebe of New Canaan, The Adventures of Henry Whiskers
Lauren Baratz-Logsted of Danbury, I Love You, Michael Collins
Susan Hood of Southport, Double Take! A New Look at Opposites
Deborah Freedman of Hamden, This House, Once
Andrea Wisnewski of Storrs, Trio, The Tale of a Three-legged Cat
The winners will be announced on Sunday, October 14 from 2 to 3 PM at Staples High School in Westport. There will be a keynote speech from Okey Ndibe, a reception, and a book signing with this
year’s winners, finalists, and Ndibe from 3 to 4
PM. Open to the public, with tickets.
Sounds like a good Sunday afternoon.