Golden Duck Awards 2010

This year’s Golden Duck Awards have been announced. Designed to encourage science fiction literature for children, The Golden Duck Awards are presented every year at Worldcon.

Picture Book Award (Joint to Author and Illustrator) Winner:

Oh No! (Or How My Science Project Destroyed the World)
by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Dan Santat. Hyperion.

Runners Up

Missle Mouse by Jake Parker. Graphix.
The Adventures of Ook and Gluk, Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future by Dav Pilkey. Blue Sky Press.
Binkey to the Rescue by Ashley Spires. Kids Can Press.
Zig and Wikki in Something Ate My Homework by Nadja Spiegelman. Toon Books.

Middle Grades (Eleanor Cameron Award) Winner:

Alien Encounter by Pamela Service and Mike Gorman. Lerner.

Runners Up

Ivy and Bean What’s The Big Idea by Annie Barrows and Sophie Blackall. Chronicle Books.
The Samantha Granger Experiment: FUSED by Kari Townsend. Sourcebooks Jabberwocky.
Stuck on Earth by David Klass. Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR).
Kid vs. Squid by Greg van Eekhout. Bloomsbury USA Childrens.

Young Adult (Hal Clement Award) Winner:

WWW.Watch by Robert J. Sawyer. Ace Books.

Runners Up

Cassini Code by Dom Tesla. Tor Teen.
Crashed by Robin Wasserman. Simon Pulse
Virals by Kathy Reichs. Razorbill.
Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld. Simon Pulse.
Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Vulture’s Wake by Kirsty Murray. Holiday House.