Award of the Week: Connecticut Book Awards

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The Connecticut Book Awards provide statewide recognition of Connecticut authors who craft words and convey ideas in a compelling way. It was on hiatus from 2012-2016 and returned in 2017.

 

2018 Young Reader Winners
 
Juvenile (includes authors and illustrators)
 
0763672912 Double Take! A New Look at Opposites
By: Susan Hood

A young boy, a black cat, and a blue elephant creatively demonstrate the concept of opposites.
 
Young Adult
 
9781250179043 Greetings from Witness Protection!
By: Jake Burt

Thirteen-year-old Nikki Demere is an orphan and a kleptomaniac, making her the perfect girl to portray the Trevors’ daughter in witness protection, but she soon learns that the biggest threat to her new family’s security comes from her own past.

 

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