Thursday, April 7, 2011

Nancy Gallt Agency Hooray! 2011 CBC List!

I want to say "HOORAY" to Marietta Zacker and Nancy Gallt for having such an awesome list of 2011 CBC picks! They work tirelessly (not to mention put up with me), so I'm so happy they have such a nice list of best books! Please check out the list of books below if you're interested in some good reads or want to get to know the agency better--they have picks in every age range. And yes, that one about the rats is pretty awesome--you know I had to add that. ;) Click the link below for the complete 2011 picks!

The Children's Book Committee of the Bank Street College of Education announced the 2011 Best Children's Books of the Year 
  • BIG RED LOLLIPOP illustrated by Sophie Blackall
  • PECAN PIE BABY illustrated by Sophie Blackall
  • IVY'S EVER AFTER by Dawn Lairamore 
  • NIGHTSHADE CITY by Hilary Wagner
  • WILDWING by Emily Whitman 
  • THIEF EYES by Janni Lee Simner 
  • EMPTY by Suzanne Weyn
xoxo -- Hilary


  1. Donna Milward4/07/2011

    I so proud to see both you and Dawn on that list. You guys deserve it!

  2. Nice. Marietta is brilliant.

  3. Anonymous4/07/2011

    That is so cool! They have my full right now!

  4. OMG Hilary! Congratulations. AND I can understand why your book is on that list. I JUST today finished reading it. Wonderful!

  5. Congrats! That's awesome you're on the list. You deserve it.

  6. Congratulations! How exciting to see your book on such a great list!

  7. Anonymous4/09/2011

    Congrats for being on the list!

    Have a great weekend.

  8. Anonymous4/09/2011

    Congratulations, darlin'! *fistbump*


  9. Congratulations to you and to Marietta and Ms Gallt! I'm so excited for you Hilary. You are an amazing writer!

  10. hi miss hilary! woweee youre on the 2011 best childrens books of the year! how cool is that! for sure you deserve it and i could say that cause i read your rat book not just only one time but twice and i dont never read a book twice lest its fantastical! big hooray for you!
    rats rule!
    ...big hugs from lenny

  11. Wow, thanks everyone! It was really surprising to be on the list! My good friend and follow Holiday House AND Marietta repped author, Dawn Lairamore is on the list too! A great year for middle-grade!!!

    Woohoo! And yes, Lenny my friend, RATS RULE!!!

    xoxo -- Hilary


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