Ellie’s Strand Exploring the Edge of the Pacific, by M.L. Herring and Judith L. Li, illustrated by M.L. Herring (Oregon State University Press so I have to promote my local!) received the Green Earth Book Award Honor for Children’s Fiction along with many other amazing books! (Read more about the award)
Any authors out there? There is a call for entries for books that “contribute to greater understanding, respect and positive action on the changing worldwide environment.” It’s for the 2010 Green Book Festival which will be held at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden in Arcadia, CA on April 30-May 2, 2010.
The books can be published, self-published and independent publisher works in the following categories: non-fiction, fiction, children’s books, teenage, how-to, audio/spoken word, comics/graphic novels, poetry, science fiction/horror, biography/autobiography, gardening,cookbooks, animals, photography/art, e-books, wild card, scientific, white paper, legal, business, mystery and spiritual and in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese or Italian.
Grand Prize winner will be the Green Book Festival Author of the Year and receive $1500 and transportation to the (april 2010) Earth Day celebration in Los Angeles OR an equivalent amount donated in your name to the environmental charity of your choice. More details!