Hooray! to all of the writers on the short list for the 2014 Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance Maine Literary Award. Below are the Children’s and Young Adult finalists. For more categories, take a look at the original announcement here.
Kelly Ellerbrook The Perfect Christmas Egg
Lynn Plourde You’re Wearing THAT to School?!
Kim Ridley The Secret Pool
Megan Frazer Blakemore The Water Castle
Maria Padian Out of Nowhere
Katie Quirk A Girl Called Problem
A special happy dance for my friends, Megan Frazer Blakemore and Maria Padian. You can read my Sporty Girl Books interview with Maria about her book JERSEY TOMATOES ARE THE BEST here. OUT OF NOWHERE has been a part of the recent Portland Citywide Read program “I’m Your Neighbor.”