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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