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Monday, January 14, 2008

Book Lovers News...

So many good 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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