Thursday, September 01, 2022

Connecticut Book Award Finalists Announced

The Connecticut Center for the Book has announced the finalists for the 2022 Connecticut Book Awards, which recognize the best books either about Connecticut or by authors or illustrators from Connecticut.

The Young Readers' categories include a number NESCBWI colleagues

Picture Books-Fiction

  • Soul Food Sunday, Winsome Hudson-Bing
  • Three Pockets Full, Cindy Rodriguez

Picture Books-Nonfiction

  • Bei Bei Goes Home: A Panda Story, Cheryl Bardoe
  • Walrus Song, Janet Lawler

Middle Grade-Nonfiction

  • Fairy Tale Science, Sarah Albee
  • Robo-Motion: Robots That Move Like Animals, Linda Zajac

Middle Grade-Fiction

  • View From Pagoda Hill, Michaela MacColl
  • The Flyers, Beth Turley
  • To Tell You the Truth, Beth Vrabel

Fiction-Young Adult

  • The Secret Life of Kitty Granger, G.D. Falksen
  • Mercury Boys, Chandra Prasad                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Winners will be announced at the Connecticut Book Awards event at the Hartford Public Library on Sunday, October 23.

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