Congratulations to Gary Kelley who is a recipient at the prestigious 2012 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Excellence in Children's Literature for his book And the Soldiers Sang by J. Patrick Lewis (Creative Editions). Gary was chosen for the Picture Book Honor along with illustrator Erin E. Stead for her book And Then It’s Spring written by Julie Fogliano. He will be receiving his award at the ceremony in Boston tomorrow, Sept 28.
You can read about the other honorees here.
You can read more about Gary's winning book here.