The 19th Annual Julia Ward Howe Award

The award ceremony for the 19th annual Julia Ward Howe Award was held at the Boston Public Library on Sept 27, 2016. Click HERE to see photos from the event.

Adult

Winner

Alice Hoffman, The Marriage of Opposites (Simon & Schuster)

Alice HoffmanThe Marriage of Opposites (Simon & Schuster)

Finalists

Nigel Hamilton, The Mantle of Command: FDR at War,1941-1942 (Marina Books)

Nigel Hamilton, The Mantle of Command: FDR at War,1941-1942 (Marina Books)

Alan Hirshfeld, Starlight Detectives; How Astronomers, Inventors, and Eccentrics Discovered the Modern Universe (Bellevue Literary Press)

Alan Hirshfeld, Starlight Detectives; How Astronomers, Inventors, and Eccentrics Discovered the Modern Universe (Bellevue Literary Press)

Highly Recommended

Christian Appy, American Reckoning (Penguin);

Rennie McQuilkin, Going On (Antrim House)

Matthew Neill Null, Honey from the Lion (Lookout Books)

Nick Littlefield & David Nexon, Lion of the Senate (Simon & Schuster)


Young Readers

Winner

M.T.Anderson Symphony for the City of the Dead (Candlewick Press)

Finalists

Padma Venkatraman, A Time to Dance (Nancy Paulsen Books)

Terry Farish, Either the Beginning or the End of the World (Carolrhoda Lab)

Highly Recommended

Marika McCoola, Baba Yaga's Assistant (Candlewick Press)

John Macfarlane, Stormstruck (Holiday House, Inc.)

Nancy Tupper Ling, The Story I'll Tell (Lee & Low Books)