Monday, January 10, 2011

Weekly Scratch: Newbery, Caldecott, and sifting through the news

Hi folks, this is big time award season and here are the some of this year's big winners at ALA this year follow:  

2011 Newbery Medal winner is Moon over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool, published by Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, a division of Random House, Inc.

Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer L. Holm, published by Random House Children's Books, a div. of Random House, Inc.

Heart of a Samurai by Margi Preus, published by Amulet Books, an imprint of Abrams.

Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night by Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Rick Allen, published by Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia, published by Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Caldecott Medal A Sick Day for Amos McGee illustrated by Erin E. Stead, written by Philip C. Stead, a Neal Porter Book, published by Roaring Brook Press, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishing

Caldecott Honor Books

Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave  illustrated by Bryan Collier, written by Laban Carrick Hill, published by Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc.

Interrupting Chicken  illustrated and written by David Ezra Stein, published by Candlewick Press
The rest of the awards are listed here.

The rest of the awards are listed here. 

Here are SLJ blogging librarian Elizabeth Bird's thoughts on the award winners.  She's always entertaining.

Here is some inspiration to keep revising.:) From Darcy Pattison: "2013 Newbery Awards".

There are sooo many books listed here, pick the ones the interest you and give them a look.  :) 

See you next week with more scratch. :)

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