Author Betty G. Birney’s Humphrey books have reached their tenth year of publication! These delightful little hamster tales have received multiple book awards and are loved by many. Come take out a Humphrey book and color on a Humphrey picture at our activity table.
You can send a Humphrey postcard to a friend, adopt Humphrey as a classroom pet or play a hamster game! You can even “like” Humphrey on Facebook! There are also resources for teachers to use such as teacher guides to engage with students.
The Chocolate Lily Book Award – Chapter Book Category was won by Julie Lawson, author of Ghosts of the Titanic. Second place was a tie – Glen Huser, author of The Runaway and Norma Charles, author of Run Marco Run.
The Chocolate Lily Book Award – Picture Book Category was won by Tom Saunders, author and Cynthia Nugent, illustrator of I want to go to the Moon. Second place went to Michal Kozlowski, author of Louis the tiger Who Came from the Sea.
This year’s Gala was graciously hosted by Heath Traditional Elementary School, Delta.
Nominated titles for 2013/2014 will be announced June 22nd, 2013.