Wednesday, January 06, 2010

2010 Scott O'Dell Award

I'm pleased to be able to tell you that the winner of the 2010 Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction is Matt Phelan for The Storm in the Barn, published by Candlewick. The award, administered by Elizabeth Hall and judged by Hazel Rochman (chair), Ann Carlson, and yours truly, is a cash prize of 5000 dollars.

6 comments:

waltergiant said...

Inspired choice!

Monica Edinger said...

Oh, yay!!!

Tasha said...

Brilliant choice!

ProfessorNana said...

Absolutely brilliant and insightful. This quiet book deserves as many accolades as possible.

Laura said...

Yay! What wonderful news.

Susan Patron said...

Brilliant storytelling on multiple levels! I think Scott O'Dell would have loved this book and cheered its creator. Bravo, Matt Phelan.