Tue July 22 2014 22:43 PM

Topic: Awards

2012 ALA Award winners!

Caldecott Winner   Newbery Winner   Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Winner   Sibert Medal Winner
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A Ball for Daisy   Dead End in Norvelt   Tales for Very Picky Eaters   Ballons over Broadway 
 

The American Library Association recently announced the winners of the children’s book awards.  The Curriculum Library has many of them, and more are on order.  For a list of the awards, look here.

2011 ALA Awards announced!

Caldecott Winner   Newbery Winner   Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book
  Siebert Medel Winner
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A Sick Day for Amos McGee   Moon Over Manifest   We Are in a Book!   Kakapo Rescue: Saving the World’s Strangest Parrot.
 

The eagerly-awaited ALA awards, including the Newbery and Caldecott medals, were announced last January.  Cara Stone, our library intern, has written about the most significant award-winning books, which are now on order for the Curriculum Library.  Click here for her article: http://www.dbq.edu/library/CollectionsPDF/CurrLib/2011awards.pdf.

Top 100 Children’s Novels

Interested in knowing what hundreds of blog readers consider the 100 Best Novels for Children?  Betsy Bird at Fuse#8 Productions is posting the results of a recent nationwide poll.  So far she has posted the results for books 91-100, 86-90,  81-85, and 76-80.  There are lots of readers’ comments,  excerpts from reviews and even some video trailers.  More will be coming soon.  Here are the links:

91-100  http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/blog/1790000379/post/1190052519.html

86-90  http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/blog/1790000379/post/1340052534.html

81-89  http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/blog/1790000379/post/1700052570.html

76-80  http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/blog/1790000379/post/1760052576.html

I hope these lists will inspire you to follow up and read some of the winners.  See if you see your favorites!  I encourage you to comment on the winners.

 

Newbery and Caldecott awards: 2010

Caldecott Winner   Newbery Winner   Michael Printz Winner  
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The Lion & the Mouse   When You Reach Me   Going Bovine
 
The American Library Association announced their awards for the best children’s books published in 2009.  The University of Dubuque Curriculum Library has the latest Caldecott and Newbery medal books and the Michael Printz winner for best young adult book.  Following is a list of the major winners, including the books that are currently on order (as of February 1, 2010).   

Coretta Scott King Awards

The American Library Association announced the winners of the Coretta Scott King awards on January 26, 2009. The Coretta Scott King award is given every year to honor the best books by African American authors and illustrators. These 2008 books will be ordered for the Curriculum Library. This year’s winners are:

Author Award

Kadir Nelson Now in the Curriculum Library!
We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball
published by Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children, an imprint of Disney Book Group CL 796.357 Nel76w 2008

Author Honor Books

Hope Anita Smith
Keeping the Night Watch
published by Henry Holt and Company

Joyce Carol Thomas
The Blacker the Berry
published by Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Carole Boston Weatherford
Becoming Billie Holiday
published by Wordsong, an imprint of Boyds Mills Press, Inc

Illustrator Award

Floyd Cooper
The Blacker the Berry
published by Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Illustrator Honor Books

Kadir Nelson
We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball
published by Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children, an imprint of Disney Book Group CL 796.357 Nel76w 2008

Jerry Pinkney
The Moon Over Star
published by Dial Books for Young Readers, a division of Penguin Young Readers Group

Sean Qualls
Before John Was a Jazz Giant
published by Henry Holt and Company

John Steptoe New Talent Award - Illustrator

Shadra Strickland
Bird
published by Lee & Low Books

“Given to African American authors and illustrator for outstanding inspirational and educational contributions, the Coretta Scott King Book Award titles promote understanding and appreciation of the culture of all peoples and their contribution to the realization of the American dream.

The award is designed to commemorate the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to honor Mrs. Coretta Scott King for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace and world brotherhood.
More about the Coretta Scott King Book Awards

http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/rts/emiert/corettascottkingbookaward/corettascott.cfm

2009 Newbery and Caldecott Awards

  The ALA announced the Newbery and Caldecott award winners on January 26, 2009. The Newbery award winner for this year is The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, available in the Curriculum Library now (CL Fic Gai 43g) and the Caldecott award winner is the House in the Night by Susan Marie Swanson. The House in the Night is on order and will be in the Curriculum Library soon!For more awards click here:http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/28857052/from/ET/