Monday, January 22, 2007

And the Winners Are....

Links are to books we currently have in the catalog.

Caldecott (for "the most distinguished American picture book for children")
Medal: Flotsam
Honor books: Gone Wild: An Endangered Animal Alphabet and Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom

Newbery (for "the most outstanding contribution to children's literature)
Medal: The Higher Power of Lucky
Honor books: Penny From Heaven, Hattie Big Sky, and Rules

Printz (for "excellence in literature written for young adults")
Winner: American Born Chinese
Honor books: An Abundance of Katherines, The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Surrender, and The Book Thief

Coretta Scott King Award (for "an African American author and illustrator of outstanding books for children and young adults")
Winner: Copper Sun
Honor: The Road to Paris
Illustrator Book Winner: Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom
Illustrator Honor books: Jazz and Poetry For Young People: Langston Hughes
Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Author Award: Standing Against the Wind

Schneider Family Book Award (for "books that embody the artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences")
Winner for children ages 0-10: The Deaf Musicians
Winner in middle school category: Rules
Winner in teen category: Small Steps

Theodor Seuss Geisel Beginning Reader Award (for "the most distinguished beginning reader book")
Winner: Zelda and Ivy: The Runaways
Honor books: Mercy Watson Goes For a Ride, Move Over, Rover, and Not a Box

Margaret A. Edwards Award (for "lifetime achievement in writing for young adults"):
Lois Lowry

Laura Ingalls Wilder Award (for "a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children"):
James Marshall

Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award (for "most distinguished informational book for children")
Winner: Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon
Honor books: Freedom Riders: John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the Front Lines of the Civil Rights Movement, Quest for the Tree Kangaroo: An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea, and To Dance: A Ballerina’s Graphic Novel

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