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Awards

Polly Horvath has written many books for children that have won awards in both the United States and Canada. Here are some of them:

The Newbery Honor for Everything on a Waffle

The National Book Award for The Canning Season

The Vickie Metcalfe Award for Polly’s body of work

The Toronto-Dominon Award for One Year in Coal Harbor

 

One Year in Coal Harbour

    • Toronto-Dominion’s Canadian Children’s Literature Award
    • Toronto-Dominion Fan Choice Award
    • The Bolen Books Children’s Book Prize
The Canning Season
    • The National Book Award for Young People’s Literature
    • 2004 Young Adult Canadian Book of the Year
    • The Horn Book’s Honor List
    • Kirkus Editor’s Choice
    • An American Library Association’s Best Book for Young Adults Fanfare
    • NYC Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing
    • Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year
    • School Library Journal Best Books of the Year
    • Chicago Tribune Best Books of 2003
    • Washington Post Best Books of 2003
Everything on a Waffle
    • Newbery Honor Book
    • Boston Globe- Horn Book Award Honor Book
    • ALA Notable Book
    • Child Magazine Best Book Award
    • Parents’ Choice 2001 Fiction Gold Award
    • Parent’s Guide to Children’s Media Award
    • International White Ravens 2002
    • Mr. Christie Book Award
    • Sheila Egoff Award
    • New York Times Bestseller
    • Publisher’s Weekly Bestseller
The Trolls
    • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book
    • National Book Award Finalist
    • ALA Notable Book
    • Riverbank Review Book of Distinction
    • Booklist Editor’s Choice
    • Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book
    • Horn Book Fanfare
    • A Rosie O’Donnell Pick and featured on her television show
Mr. and Mrs. Bunny—Detectives Extraordinaire
    • Short-listed for Germany’s most prestigious literature award, the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis
    • The Canadian Library Association’s 2015 Children’s Book of the Year
    • An  Amazon 2012 Best Books of 2012
    • A Washington Post Best Kids Book of 2012
    • An Indigo Top 10 Kid’s Book for 2012
    • The Gold Award in the Fiction category of the 2013 Spring Parents’ Choice Awards
    • The Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book of the Year
    • Nominated for the 2016 Massachusetts Children’s Book Award Master List
Northward to the Moon
    • Oprah’s 2010 Reading List
    • Parent’s Choice Gold Award for 2010
My One Hundred Adventures
    • A 2008 Booklist Editors’ Choice
    • A Best Book of 2008 (Kirkus Reviews)
    • A Best Book of 2008 (School Library Journal)
    • A Best Book of 2008 (Amazon)
    • 2008 New York Public Library List of 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing
    • NAPPA Gold Award Winner
    • Parent’s Choice Gold Award
    • A Junior Library Guild Selection
    • The Sheila Egoff Prize for Children’s Lliterature
    • A 2009 Capitol Choice Noteworthy Book for Children and Teens
    • An IRA-CBC Children’s Choice
The Core of the Bare-Boned Plane
    • Shortlisted for the 2007 Canadian Library Association’s Young Adult Book of the Year
    • The Sheila Egoff Prize for Children’s Lliterature
    • Included in the Bank Street College list of the Best Children’s Books of the Year (Ages Twelve and Up)

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