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Monday, January 14, 2008

Book Lovers News...

So many good books...so little time!
The "Academy Awards" of kids books were just announced!
And the winners are...

Good Masters, Sweet Ladies
Newbery Medal: Good Masters, Sweet Ladies by Laura Amy Schlitz and Robert Byrd
Invention of Hugo Cabret
Caldecott Medal: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

Other awards were announced, too.
Pura Belpre Award (stories by Latino authors): The Poet Slave of Cuba by Margarita Engle and Sean Qualls
Sibert Award (information books): The Wall by Peter Sis
Bachelder Award (foreign books translated into English): Brave Story by Miyuki Miyabe and Yoichiro Ono
Michael L. Prinz Award (young adult books): The White Darkness by Geraldine Mccaughrean
Coretta Scott King Award (African American authors): Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis
Schneider Family Book Award (stories about children coping with disabilities): Reaching for Sun by Tracie Vaughn Zimmer


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