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California Reading Association’s
Eureka! Nonfiction Children’s Book Award

Submission information

2010 Winners

Eureka! Gold Awards

Birmingham Sunday (2010) by Larry Dane Brimner; Boyds Mills Press

Black Elk’s Vision: A Lakota Story (2010) written and illustrated by S.D. Nelson; Abrams Books for Young Readers

The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy) (2010) by Barbara Kerley and illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham; Scholastic Press

Pierre the Penguin (2010) by Jean Marzollo and illustrated by Laura Regan; Sleeping Bear Press

A Polar Bear’s World (2010) written and illustrated by Caroline Arnold; Picture Window

Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature’s Survivors (2010) by Joyce Sidman and illustrated by Becki Prange; Houghton Mifflin

Eureka! Silver Honor Books

A Boy Named Beckoning: The True Story of Dr. Carlos Montezuma: Native American Hero (2008) adapted and illustrated by Gina Capaldi; Carolrhoda

The Boy Who Invented TV: The Story of Philo Farnsworth (2009) by Kathleen Krull and illustrated by Greg Couch; Alfred A Knopf

Bylines: A Photobiography of Nellie Bly (2009) by Sue Macy; National Geographic

Claude Monet: The Painter Who Stopped the Trains (2010) by P. I. Maltbie and illustrated by Jos A. Smith; Abrams for Young Readers

Country Road A-B-C: An Illustrated Journey Through America’s Farmland (2010) written and illustrated by Arthur Geisert; Houghton Mifflin

Dizzy in Your Eyes: Poems About Love (2010) by Pat Mora; Alfred A. Knopf

Down, Down, Down: A Journey to the Bottom of the Sea (2009) written and illustrated by Steve Jenkins; Houghton Mifflin

Emma’s Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty (2010) by Linda Glaser and illustrated by Claire A. Nivola; Houghton Mifflin

An Eye for Color: The Story of Josef Albers (2009) by Natasha Wing and illustrated by Julia Breckenreid; Henry Holt & Co.

The Grand Mosque of Paris: A Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews During the Holocaust (2009) by Karen Gray Ruelle and Deborah Durland DeSaix; Holiday House

How Animals Work: Why and How Animals Do the Things They Do (2010) by David Burnie; DK Publishing

Lafayette and the American Revolution (2010) by Russell Freedman; Holiday House

Lives of the Pirates: Swashbucklers, Scoundrels (Neighbors Beware!) (2010) by Kathleen Krull and illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt; Harcourt

Nugget on the Flight Deck (2009) by Patricia Newman and illustrated by Aaron Zenz; Walker & Co.

Orangutans Are Ticklish (2010) by Steve Grubman with Jill Davis; Schwartz & Wade Books

P is for Piñata: A Mexican Alphabet (2008) by Tony Johnston and illustrated by John Parra; Sleeping Bear Press

Paisley Pig & Friends: A Multicultural A-B-C (2010) by Willow Bascom; Publishing Works, Inc.

Pharaoh’s Boat (2009) written and illustrated by David Weitzman; Houghton Mifflin

Traveling the Freedom Road: From Slavery and the Civil War through Reconstruction (2009) by Linda Barrett Osborne; Abrams Books

Under the Snow (2009) by Melissa Stewart and illustrated by Constance R. Bergum; Peachtree Books

Well Defined: Vocabulary in Rhyme (2009) Michael Salinger; Wordsong

You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?! (2009) by Jonah Winter and illustrated by André Carrilho; Schwartz & Wade Book

Links to 2010 Eureka! Awards:

Buy 2010 Eureka! books from Permabound as a set. How cool is that! http://www.perma-bound.com/SearchBooklist/34897

Mary Ann Frasser made a great announcement on her website and there’s a photo: http://maryannfraser.wordpress.com/2010/10/21/introducing-the-eureka-nonfiction-childrens-book-award/

How Animals Work on the DK site! http://us.dk.com/static/cs/us/11/authors/awards.html

Patricia Newman and nugget notice: http://www.jacketflap.com/megablog/index.asp?postid=676546#blogpost1 patricianewmanbooks.blogspot.com

Larry Dane Brimner has it on his website www.brimner.com

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