Christopher Award winners announced

April 25, 2011


On April 6, the winners of the 62nd annual Christopher Awards were announced. The awards which honor works that affirm the human spirit in publishing, film, TV and cable will be presented at a gala in New York on May 19.

Feature Films

The Human Experience (view trailer)

The King’s Speech (view trailer)

Toy Story 3 (view trailer)

TV & Cable

Making the Crooked Straight (HBO)

A Mother’s Courage: Talking Back to Autism (HBO)

A Place Out Of Time: The Bordentown School (PBS)

Amish Grace (Lifetime Movie Network)

Books for Adults

Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy (Thomas Nelson)

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption (Laura Hillenbrand)

In Washington: A Life (Ron Chernow)

Thea’s Song: The Life of Thea Bowman (Charlene Smith)

The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything (Father James Martin, S.J.)

Books for Young People

Knuffle Bunny Free: An Unexpected Diversion (Mo Willems)

Readers 6-8
Would You Still Love Me If… (Wendy LaGuardia)

Readers 8 – 10
Brother Jerome and the Angels in the Bakery (Fr. Dominic Garramone)

Readers 10-12
Lafayette and the American Revolution (Russell Freedman)

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