Monday, January 18, 2010

News: Book Award Winners Announced at ALA Midwinter

Announced at ALA Midwinter, here are some of the winners of various book awards! Congrats to all the winner! (Hopefully my name will be among yours one day!)

The John Newbery Medal: When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
The John Newbery Honor Books: Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Phillip Hoose, The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin, The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg by Rodman Philbrick

Randolph Caldecott Medal 2010: The Lion & the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney
Caldecott Honor Books: All the World: illustrated by Marla Frazee/written by Elizabeth Garton Scanlon, Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors: illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski/written by Joyce Sidman

Michael L. Printz Award 2010: Going Bovine by Libba Bray

Coretta Scott King Author Award 2010: Bad News for Outlaws by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award 2010: My People, illustrated by Charles R. Smith Jr./written by Langston Hughes

William C. Morris Award: Flash Burnout by L.K. Madigan

Margaret A. Edwards Award: Jim Murphy (An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793, Blizzard! The Storm That Changed America)

More award winners can be found on the ALA website here.

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