Oregon Spirit Book Awards 2015
Winner - Barbara Kerley - With a Friend by Your Side
Honor - Karl Newsom Edwards - Fly!
Winner - Bryn Fleming - Jasper and Willie: Wildfire
Honor - Roland Smith - Beneath
Winner - Fonda Lee - Zeroboxer
Honor - Teri Brown - Velvet Undercover
Honor - Tina Connolly - Seriously Wicked
Winner - Victoria Jamieson - Roller Girl
Honor - Matt Holm - Sunny Side Up
Winner - Deborah Hopkinson - Courage & Defiance: Stories of Spies, Saboteurs and Survivors in World War II Denmark
Honor - Barbara Herkert - Mary Cassatt
Established in 2005, the Oregon Spirit Book Award is given yearly to the author of a distinguished contribution to children’s literature or young adult literature that engages and encourages readers’ imagination, discovery, and understanding, reflecting the spirit and values held by Oregonians. Priority to texts that present:
If submissions warrant, special category winners may be designated in other genres such as nonfiction or graphic novels.
Note that there may be some overlap in age/grade categories.
We currently have five members on the review committee.
People are invited to nominate books by sending titles and books by May 1 to:
Oregon Spirit Book Award
c/o Karen Johnson, OSBA Co-chair
19930 SW 59th Terrace
Tualatin, OR 97062
There are six committee members.