The winners and honor books for the 2012 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards have been announced.Celebrating its 45th year, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards are among the most prestigious honors in the field of children’s and young adult literature. Winners and two Honor Books are selected in each of three categories.
The awards will be presented at the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards Ceremony in Boston on September 28. The winners will receive a cash prize and an engraved silver bowl, and honor recipients will receive an engraved silver plate.
- chair Thom Barthelmess, curator and lecturer, Butler Children’s Literature Center, Dominican University (Chicago, IL)
- Lauren Adams, high school English teacher and former The Horn Book editor
- Megan Lambert, instructor at The Center for the Study of Children’s Literature at Simmons College (Boston, MA).