Thursday, October 25, 2007

Leslie Carmichael, Nicole Luiken up for Golden Eagle Book Award

Leslie Carmichael's young adult fantasy Lyranel's Song and Nicole Luiken's Frost are among the nominees for the 2008 Golden Eagle Book Award. Other nominees are Adventures in Istanbul by Cora Taylor, Kicker by Michele Martin Bossley, Mickie McGill & the Ring of the Red Dragon by Morag Haysom, No Time Like the Past by David A Poulsen, Skinnybones and the Wrinkle Queen by Glen Huser, Tiger Threat by Sigmund Brouwer, The Uncle Dunkle Chronicles - Escape From Treasure Island by Darren Krill, and Wild Ride by Jacqueline Guest.

The Golden Eagle Book Award is a literary award that is given annually to an Alberta writer whose book is selected by children in Grades 4 through 8 from schools in the southern Alberta communities of Claresholm, Nanton, Stavely, Granum, Fort Macleod, Pincher Creek and Lundbreck. The winning book will be announced in the spring.