On Saturday, June 1, at BookExpo America, Horn Book Editor in Chief Roger Sutton and 2010 BGHB Fiction winner Rebecca Stead announced the winners of the 2013 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards. For more on this year’s winners — including the Horn Book’s reviews — click here.
Electric Ben: The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin written and illustrated by Robert Byrd (Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group)
NONFICTION HONOR WINNERS:
• Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building written and illustrated by Christy Hale (Lee & Low Books)
• Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America by Andrea Davis Pinkney and illustrated by Brian Pinkney (Disney/Jump at the Sun Books, an imprint of Disney Book Group)
PICTURE BOOK AWARD WINNER:
Building Our House written and illustrated by Jonathan Bean (Farrar Straus and Giroux, an imprint of Macmillan)
PICTURE BOOK HONOR WINNERS:
• Open This Little Book by Jesse Klausmeier, illustrated by Suzy Lee (Chronicle Books)
• Black Dog written and illustrated by Levi Pinfold (Templar Books, an imprint of Candlewick Press)
FICTION AWARD WINNER:
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell (St. Martin’s Griffin, an imprint of Macmillan)
FICTION HONOR WINNERS:
• Seraphina by Rachel Hartman (Random House Books for Young Readers)
• A Corner of White [Colors of Madeleine] by Jaclyn Moriarty (Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.)
Photos by Josephine Marc-Anthony, production editor at our sister publication School Library Journal. See her full photo set from Saturday’s announcement here.
The 2013 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners and honor books were announced on June 1, 2013. For all BGHB-related posts, click on the tag Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards.