Monday, March 19, 2012

Did I Just Win An Award?

I received a lovely email this morning from a librarian at a South Carolina high school (I never know if I should share school names, just in case. In case what, I'm not sure) with this glorious picture attached:

Some students made it to promote my novel Into the Wild Nerd Yonder (obviously, although wouldn't it be funny if they made it to promote Get Well Soon?), which was one of the 2011-2012 South Carolina Book Award nominees. The students won second place in the state contest for the banner (what? They totally should have won first place, IMHO. I want this as my new paperback cover, it's so awesome!), and the librarian also mentioned that they were excited to win for the "statewide 2011-2012 Young Adult Book of the Year." That's what she said. And I checked the website, and it totally looks like I won. Did I win? The conference where the final decision went down was this past weekend, so maybe it's too soon to say. But it is on the website. But I don't want to say anything and sound like an idiot and be one of those pathetic people who stands up to receive an award when they really said, "Julie Halberg!" Uh oh. I'm standing up right now. Stay tuned. In the meantime, bask in the glow of the banner, as I shall be doing.


Betsy said...

That is awesome!

Betsy - formerly the Erratic Blogger

Julie H said...

Thanks, Betsy (FTEB)!