The Last Egret won a bronze medal in the Florida Book Awards Children’s Literature category for 2010. The medal is awarded at the annual Florida Library Association conference and is featured in FORUM, the magazine of the Florida Humanities Council.
The Last Egret Wins Gold Medal from Florida Publishers AssociationThe Florida Publishers Association recently awarded its Gold Medal for Children's Fiction to The Last Egret. This is the 5th book award for The Last Egret and the second time that author Harvey Oyer has won this award, which he also won in 2010 for his book The American Jungle.
The Florida Historical Society announced that The Last Egret has won the James J. Horgan Award as the best book on Florida history and heritage intended for young readers. This is one of many awards received by The Last Egret, one of Florida’s best-selling children’s books.