Tuesday, May 3, 2011

2011 Crystal Kite Award Winners Announced!




The votes are in and SCBWI is thrilled to announce the winners are for the 2011 Crystal Kite Awards!

SCBWI's Crystal Kite Awards recognize great books from the 70 SCBWI regions around the world. Along with the SCBWI Golden Kite Awards, the Crystal Kite Awards are chosen by other children’s book writers and illustrators, making them the only peer-given awards in publishing for young readers.

Congratulations to the terrific 2011 Crystal Kite Winners...


Africa
Maja Sereda
(Jacana Media)



Australia
Claire M. Saxby
(Walker Books Australia)



California/Hawaii
Deborah Underwood
(Houghton Mifflin)



Florida/Georgia/South Carolina/North Carolina/Alabama/Mississippi
Jo S. Kittinger
(Boyds Mills Press)



Kansas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Tennessee/Kentucky/Missouri
Kristin O'Donnell Tubb
(Feiwel and Friends)



Middle East/India/Asia
Monika Schröder
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux)



Minnesota/Iowa/Nebraska/Wisconsin/Illinois/Michigan/Indiana/Ohio
Ann M. Angel
(Amulet Books)



Nevada/Arizona/Utah/Colorado/Wyoming/New Mexico
Sydney Salter Husseman
(Harcourt)



New England (Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire. Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island)
Brian Lies
(Houghton Mifflin)



New York
Kate Messner
(Walker Books)



Pennsylvania/Delaware/New Jersey/Wash DC/Virginia/West Virginia/Maryland
Kathryn Erskine
(Philomel Books)



Texas/Oklahoma
Tammi Sauer
(Simon & Schuster)



The Americas (Canada/Mexico/Central & South America)
Marsha Skrypuch
(Scholastic Canada)



UK/Europe
Candy Gourlay
(Random House)



Washington/Oregon/Alaska/Idaho/Montana/North Dakota/South Dakota 
Bonny J. Becker
(Candlewick Press)



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Carol A.Bender said...

I'm so happy for everyone, so many talented writers and great books. Congrats to all.

dj said...

Congratulations to everyone!

The Pen and Ink Blog said...

I've read Bats at The Ball Park and The Quiet Book. I'm looking forward to reading more winners. Congratulations all!

Marsha Skrypuch said...

What a wonderful collection of books and authors!

Thank you, Alice, for the insightful interviews.