Posts Tagged ‘Caldecott Medal’

Newbery and Caldecott Winners

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Did you hear who the winners are?  The Newbery and Caldecott Winners, that is!

The Newbery Medal went to Moon Over Manifest written by Clare Vanderpool.  The Newbery Honor Books are Turtle in Paradise written by Jennifer L. Holm, Heart of a Samurai written by Margi Preus, Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night written by Joyce Sidman, and One Crazy Summer written by Rita Williams-Garcia.

The Caldecott Medal went to A Sick Day for Amos McGee illustrated by Erin E. Stead and written by Philip C. Stead.  The Caldecott Honor Books are Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave illustrated by Bryan Collier and written by Laban Carrick Hill, and Interrupting Chicken illustrated and written by David Ezra Stein.

For a list of the other 2011 Award Winners from the ALA/ALSC (Association for Library Service to Children), check here!

2010 Award Winners

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

The winners have been named for the Newbery, Caldecott, Geisel, and many more!

Click here to see a list of the winners announced by the ALSC (Association for Library Services to Children), a division of the American Library Association.

Some New Favorites

Monday, June 8th, 2009

The House in the Night

Susan Marie Swanson and Beth Krommes have collaborated on a beautiful book that won the 2009 Caldecott Medal.  This is a wonderful bedtime story with amazing illustrations.

Here are some other new favorites that I have come across in the last few months.

Chicken Cheeks by Michael Ian Black

Love, Splat by Rob Scotton

Birds by Kevin Henke

Humpty Dumpty Climbs Again by Dave Horowitz

Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed by Mo Willems

Duck and Cover by Jackie Urbanovic

The Nice Book by David Ezra Stein

The Robot and the Bluebird by David Lucas

The Story Blanket by Ferida Wolff

There are Cats in This Book by Viviane Schwarz

One by Kathryn Otoshi

Enjoy!