Book Lovers News...
So many good books...so little time!
The "Academy Awards" of kids books were just announced!
And the winners are...
Newbery Medal: Good Masters, Sweet Ladies by Laura Amy Schlitz and Robert Byrd
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