Monday, January 26, 2009

Newbery & Caldecott Winners Announced!

Hi everyone,

The American Library Association announced their 2009 literary award winners this morning, including the winners of the Caldecott, Newbery, Sibert and Coretta Scott King awards. Here is a partial list of winners and Honor books:

Newbery Award:

Newbery Honor Books:
  • The Underneath by Kathi Appelt
  • The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom by Margarita Engle
  • Savvy by Ingrid Law
  • After Tupac & D Foster by Jacqueline Woodson

Caldecott Award:

Caldecott Honor Books:

  • A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever by Marla Frazee
  • How I Learned Geography by Uri Shulevitz
  • A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams by Jen Bryant

Robert F. Sibert Award:

Sibert Honor Books:
  • What To Do About Alice? by Barbara Kerley
  • Bodies From the Ice: Melting Glaciers and the Recovery of the Past by James M. Deem

Coretta Scott King Author Award:

Coretta Scott King Author Honor Books:
  • The Blacker the Berry by Joce Carol Thomas
  • Keeping the Night Watch by Hope Anita Smith
  • Becoming Billie Holiday by Carol Boston Weatherford

For the complete list of ALA award winners, click here.

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