Longlist for 2019 Children's Science Picture Book Award Announced
AAAS and Subaru are pleased to announce the longlist for the 2019 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books in the Children’s Science Picture Book category. The Prize celebrates outstanding science writing and illustration for children and young adults and is meant to encourage the writing and publishing of high-quality science books for all ages.
The longlist titles for the 2019 Children’s Science Picture Book Award are:
The Brilliant Deep: Rebuilding the World's Coral Reefs, by Kate Messner. Illustrated by Matthew Forsythe. Chronicle Books, 2018.
The Great Rhino Rescue: Saving the Southern White Rhinos, by Sandra Markle. Millbrook Press, 2018.
A House in the Sky: And Other Uncommon Animal Homes, by Steve Jenkins. Illustrated by Robbin Gourley. Charlesbridge, 2018.
Iqbal and His Ingenious Idea: How a Science Project Helps One Family and the Planet, by Elizabeth Suneby. Illustrated by Rebecca Green. Kids Can Press, 2018.
It Starts with a Seed: Watch a Tiny Seed Grow into a Wildlife Wonderland, by Laura Knowles. Illustrated by Jennie Webber. Quarto Group/words & pictures, 2017.
Living Things and Nonliving Things: A Compare and Contrast Book, by Kevin Kurtz. Arbordale Publishing, 2017.
Many: The Diversity of Life on Earth, by Nicola Davies. Illustrated by Emily Sutton. Candlewick, 2017.
What Do They Do with All That Poo?, by Jane Kurtz. Illustrated by Allison Black. Simon & Schuster, 2018.
Finalists for the 2019 prize will be announced in October. The prize will be bestowed at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., February 14-17, 2019.