Wow! I’m honored, flattered, and wicked excited! The award ceremony will be held at the Massachusetts State House in Boston, Dec 6th, 3:30 pm.
From the Mass Center for the Book website:
The Massachusetts Book Awards recognize significant works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and children’s/young adult literature published by Commonwealth residents or about Massachusetts subjects.
Massacre on the Merrimack: Hannah Duston’s Captivity and Revenge in Colonial America by Jay Atkinson (Rowman & Littlefield)
The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789 by Joseph J. Ellis (Knopf)
The Wright Brothers by David McCullough (Simon & Schuster)
Middle Reader/Young Adult Honors
Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad by M.T. Anderson (Candlewick)
The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black (Little Brown)
Baba Yaga’s Assistant by Marika McCoola (Candlewick)