Monday, January 24, 2011

on my desk monday

It's for real! I received my official notice that I am one of the US's nominees for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award!
Check out the other nominees...Eric Carle! Jerry Pinkney! Yeeks!
I said it before, but I'll say it again--I really am just honored to be nominated!

17 comments:

betsy said...

So exciting, Grace! And well-deserved! Congrats!

Loreen Leedy said...

Wow, many congratulations!

Pavinee said...

Congrats! So happy for you!

Jennifer Morian Frye said...

That is awesome! Congratulations!

Sharon Creech said...

Brilliant!!!

yamster said...

Hurray!!!

Grace Lin said...

Aww, thanks everyone! I know I am a very long shot--they last American that won was in 2006 and was Katherine Paterson!

Kate said...

Grace, I am so, so, so happy for you! Many congratulations!

Gayle said...

Ling and Ting are on the 2011 Texas 2 x 2 list. Congrats on all of your awards, Grace!

Elaine Magliaro said...

Talk about exciting news!!! What an honor just to be nominated and among such illustrious company! CONGRATULATIONS!

tricia said...

An honor roll, for sure. Brava!

nelsong said...

Who? And who? Never heard of them. Go Grace!

Will your chances of winning be improved if you hang out with small monkeys and wear mismatched tights?

Katy said...

This nomination, and the fact that Sharon Creech posted congratulations on your blog: So incredibly impressed with you, Grace!

Alex said...

Congratulations, this is really great for you/

By Amy B. said...

I am so excited for you and all of your good fortune (combined with a teeensy bit of hard work, I'm guessing ) these past few years! Keep on writing; we can't get enough!

Cloudbuster said...

OMG! Grace, that's HUGE!!! What an incredible (and well deserved) honor just to be nominated. My fingers are tightly crossed for you :-)

Literature for Lunch said...

Wonderful news! Much congratulations :)