Each year the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best in children's books and creates the distinguished Notable Books for Children List. This year, we are so happy to announce, they voted for Tim Tingle's Crossing Bok Chitto to be included on the List as one of the very best books published last year.
Other awards and starred reviews Crossing Bok Chitto has been awarded are:
Teddy Award, Texas Writers League, 2005
Starred Review, Publisher's Weekly
Starred Review, Booklist
Editor's Choice, The New York Times Book Review