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The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

On March 24, the winner/s of the 2010 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award will be announced. The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award recognizes the best contemporary children's and young adult literature from all over the world. The candidates for the award are authors, illustrators, oral storytellers, and promoters of reading. Below are the 2010 nominees from Asia, and the 2010 nominees of Asian descent:

Adarna House
Reading promotion organization
The Philippines

Akal, Aytül
Author
Turkey

Carmi, Daniella
Author
Israel

Educational Volunteers Foundation of Turkey (TEGV)
Reading promotion organization
Turkey

Gamos, Albert
Illustrator
The Philippines

Havkin, Hilla
Illustrator
Israel

Hemati Ahoui, Abolfazl
Illustrator
Iran

ILKYAR
Reading promotion organization
Turkey

Jamba, Dasgdondog
Author/Promoter of reading
Mongolia

Kelompok Pencinta Bacaan Anak (Society for the Advancement of Children's Literature)
Reading promotion organization
Indonesia

Knowledge Without Borders Campaign
Reading promotion organization
United Arab E…