Thursday, November 15, 2007

Come and help us celebrate Children's Book week on Thursday, Nov. 15 from 4:00 - 6:00.


I am delighted to announce our Children’s department celebration of Children's Book week on Thursday, Nov. 15 from 4:00 - 6:00. Five authors, sponsored by Jan from Millrace Books, will be here. This is a great opportunity to get autographed books for the little people on your holiday list. It is also a wonderful opportunity to introduce your children to a "real" author... someone who writes books. The authors are:

Barbara McClintock, ADELE & SIMON
Bethany Roberts - COOKIE ANGEL
Dana Rau, RISE AND SHINE
Doreen Hampton, I LIKE GUM
Jane Dyer, The RANDOM HOUSE BOOK OF BEDTIME STORIES

Adele & Simon the Connecticut Book Award winner for best illustrated children's book will also available for purchase

The 2007 National Book Award Winners

November 14, 2007

The 2007 National Book Award Winners were announced live tonight during a black tie ceremony and dinner at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel, Times Square.
Young People's Literature
Poetry
Nonfiction
Fiction

Young People's Literature

Sherman Alexie
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
(Little, Brown & Company)
Photo © Rob Casey.



Poetry

Robert Hass
Time and Materials
(Ecco/HarperCollins)
Photo © Margaretta K. Mitchell, 2001.


Nonfiction

Tim Weiner
Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA
(Doubleday)
Photo © Jessica D. B. Doyle.


Fiction

Denis Johnson
Tree of Smoke
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
Photo © Cindy Johnson.



For more information, including the list of Finalists, visit www.nationalbook.org.

Video, audio and pictures from this week's National Book Awards events will be featured on the Foundation's website over the coming month