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Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards! [Jun. 16th, 2010|12:35 am]
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Some VERY exciting news: SMILE was recently named as an Honor Book in the 2010 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards for Excellence in Children’s Literature!! This is the first time a graphic novel has made it onto the list, and I'm extremely humbled to share the short list with such an amazing group of talented authors.

You can read the full press release here.

I'll be traveling up to Boston in October for the awards ceremony, and look forward to meeting and congratulating the other winners and honorees!
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[User Picture]From: rufftoon
2010-06-16 05:13 am (UTC)

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Aaaah! That is so AWESOME! ten shades of awesome at least! So exciting!
So heartwarming to hear all the recognition the book deserves.
[User Picture]From: chrisschweizer
2010-06-16 05:28 am (UTC)

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Oh my gosh, Raina, that's so awesome! Bravo, bravo, bravo! The book definitely deserves it - you did a really amazing job, all the way through.
[User Picture]From: jabberworks
2010-06-16 07:24 am (UTC)

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Hurrah! That's GREAT news! And congratulations on being the first to break in with a graphic novel, that makes it even more fabulous!
[User Picture]From: tanukitsune
2010-06-16 08:21 am (UTC)

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Wow! Double congratulations! That's so cool! <3
[User Picture]From: onedayonebird
2010-06-16 08:24 am (UTC)

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It's so cool. Congratulations !
[User Picture]From: gravitysrhino
2010-06-16 10:52 am (UTC)

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That is incredible!! Congratulations!
[User Picture]From: suburbatory
2010-06-16 12:26 pm (UTC)

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That is so great! Congratulations!
[User Picture]From: vogelein
2010-06-16 01:03 pm (UTC)

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Woohoo! Congratulations, Raina! This is so exciting -- and so well-deserved.
[User Picture]From: jkcarrier
2010-06-16 01:33 pm (UTC)

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Sweet! And well-deserved.
[User Picture]From: verabee
2010-06-16 03:57 pm (UTC)

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Raina you are the coolest! Congrats!
[User Picture]From: daltonnw
2010-06-16 04:30 pm (UTC)

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Wow, congrats!!!
[User Picture]From: andrewfarago
2010-06-16 07:10 pm (UTC)

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Congratulations! That's great news!
[User Picture]From: astroboy12
2010-06-17 09:25 pm (UTC)

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amazing raina! that is super awesome. always glad to see your work getting the recognition it deserves. I bet it feels pretty sweet, eh? :)
[User Picture]From: wanderingfrog
2010-06-17 09:54 pm (UTC)

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That is extremely cool. Congratulations!
[User Picture]From: heatherica
2010-06-19 02:53 am (UTC)

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That's so awesome!! Congratulations!!
[User Picture]From: alisa5179
2010-06-19 03:50 pm (UTC)

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That is so amazing! Congrats on the continued success of Smile! :D