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Boston Globe-Horn Special Citation

Owned by the UMD Library with Abstract

The Boston Globe-Horn Award honors authors and illustrators of outstanding children's and young adult books published in the United States. The awards are presented in three categories: Fiction and Poetry; Nonfiction; and Picture Book . The committee may name two honor books in each category. Occasionally, a book with overall creative excellence and quality will be awarded a special citation. The award information was retrieved from the Boston Globe-Horn Award website. The call numbers for the books owned by the UMD library are provided after the citation.


Special Citation


Tan, Shaun. (2006). The arrival. South Melbourne : Lothian Books. PRIM-FIC T1612ar

In this wordless, surreal, graphic novel, a man leaves his homeland and sets off for a new country, where he must build a new life for himself and his family. Everything is strange--the language, the customs, the animals and plants and food--but finally he can send for his family


Sís, Peter. (1998). Tibet : through the red box. New York : Farrar Straus Giroux. 951.5 S622T

In the red box, Peter Sís finds his father's diary, kept when he was lost in Tibet in the mid-1950s. Reading the diary, Sís becomes the accidental traveler in Tibet, remembers his father's stories from childhood, and his own longing for his father's return.


Burkert, Nancy Ekholm. (1989). Valentine & Orson : re-created as a folk play in verse and paintings. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 398.22 B9595v

Twin brothers are separated at birth. One is raised as a knight, and the other as a wild animal in a forest. When they meet, they become friends, and try to discover the circumstances causing their separation.


Hoban, Tana. (1985). 1,2,3. New York : Greenwillow Books. 513 H681o

Two shoes, five fingers, ten toes--these are some of the familiar objects presented to be counted.


Oakley, Graham. (1980). Graham Oakley's magical changes . New York : Atheneum.

Illustrations without text depict a variety of humorous situations. Pages cut horizontally across the middle enable the reader to mix up the scenes.


Müller, Jörg. (1977) . The changing city. New York : Atheneum Publishers.

Portrays the same section of a city in three year intervals as it slowly loses its character and purpose.


Müller, Jörg. (1977) . The changing countryside. New York : Atheneum Publishers.

Portrays the same landscape at three year intervals showing change from rural to urbanized environment.

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