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Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards - Winning books for 2000

Fiction
The Folk Keeper (Jean Karl Books (Paperback)) by Franny Billingsley

Hour after hour Corinna sits with the Folk. They are fierce, cave-dwelling gremlins who sour the milk and make the farm animals sick. Only boys can do this job, but she disguises herself as a boy and does just as good of a job.

Honor Books:
King of Shadows by Susan Cooper

Nat Field has an unfortunate young life. He fills it with drama, and is thrilled when he is chosen to join an American drama troupe traveling to London to perform A Midsummer Night's Dream. Upon arriving in England, he goes to bed ill and awakens transported back in time four hundred years -- to another London, with Shakespeare as his father.

145th Street: Short Stories by Walter Dean Myers

Everyone on the block has a story to tell: the oldest resident; the cop on the beat; Squeezie; Monkeyman; and Benny, a fighter on the way to a knockout. We meet Angela, who starts having prophetic dreams after her father is killed and Big Joe. Book for Teen and Young adult.

Nonfiction
Sir Walter Raleigh and the Quest for El Dorado by Marc Aronson

Best remembered for laying his coat in a muddy puddle so that Queen Elizabeth I could walk across. A well-researched, and insightful biography, the amazing accomplishments and dismal failures of Sir Walter Raleigh.

Honor Books:
Osceola: Memories of a Sharecropper’s Daughter collected and edited by Alan Govenar, illustrated by Shane W. Evans

Sitting Bull and His World by Albert Marrin

Picture Book
Henry Hikes to Fitchburg written and illustrated by D. B. Johnson

Two friends agree to meet one evening in Fitchburg, which is thirty miles away, and each decides to get there in his own way,

Honor Books:
Buttons written and illustrated by Brock Cole


a day, a dog illustrated by Gabrielle Vincent

The Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards are among the most prestigious honors in the field of children’s and young adult literature.
Winners are selected in three categories: Picture Book, Fiction and Poetry, and Nonfiction. Two Honor Books may be named in each category.
The winning titles must be published in the United States but they may be written or illustrated by citizens of any country. The awards are chosen by an independent panel of three judges who are annually appointed by the Editor of the Horn Book.

Note: These review books are from the library.
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