The Sydney Taylor Book Awards were announced earlier this morning. The winners will receive their awards in June at the Association of Jewish Libraries convention.
Winner: The Bedtime Sh'ma: A Good Night Book by Sarah Gershman and Kristina Swarner. (EKS Publishing)
Honor Books: The Castle on Hester Street by Linda Heller and Boris Kulikov; Letter on the Wind by Sarah Lamstein and Neil Waldman; Light by Jane Breskin Zalben.
Winner: The Entertainer and the Dybbuk by Sid Fleischman (HarperCollins).
Honor Books: Holocaust: The Events and Their Impact on Real People by Angela Gluck Wood; The Secret of Priest's Grotto by Peter Lane Taylor and Cristos Nicola (Kar-Ben).
Winner: Strange Relations by Sonia Levitin (Knopf)
Honor Books: Let Sleeping Dogs Lie by Mirjam Pressler
The announcement came via email, but this site should eventually be updated to reflect this year's awards.