The 2016 Washington State Book Awards Winners were announced Saturday, October 8, 2016 at a celebration at the Central Branch of the Seattle Public Library.
Fiction: The Sasquatch Hunter’s Almanac by Sharma Shields
History/ General Nonfiction: Dead Wake by Erik Larson
Poetry: Reconnaissance by Carl Phillips
Biography/Memoir: Road Trip by Mark Rozema
Picture Book: Boats for Papa by Jessixa Bagley
Book for Early Readers: Here Comes the Tooth Fairy Cat by Deborah Underwood
Book for Middle Readers: Red Butterfly by A. L. Sonnichsen
Book for Young Adults: The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough
See the full list of this year’s nominees and past winners. Washington is so lucky to be home to so much talent!