12 January 2010

2010 Sydney Taylor Book Awards

The winners of the 2010 Sydney Taylor Book Awards have been announced. They are:
Sydney Taylor Book Award for Younger Readers
New Year at the Pier: A Rosh Hashanah Story, written by April Halprin Wayland and illustrated by St├ęphane Jorisch

Sydney Taylor Book Award for Older Readers
The Importance of Wings, by Robin Friedman

Sydney Taylor Book Award for Teen Readers
Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba, by Margarita Engle

Sydney Taylor Notable Book for All Ages
JPS Illustrated Children’s Bible, retold by Ellen Frankel and illustrated by Avi Katz

The Sydney Taylor Book Award is presented annually by the Association of Jewish Libraries to outstanding books for children and teens that authentically portray the Jewish experience. The winners receive gold medals, and the honour books (runners-up) receive silver medals.

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