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And the winners are...

posted Feb 1, 2013, 6:15 PM by Kim Stuart   [ updated Feb 1, 2013, 6:22 PM by Julie Alonso ]
On January 28th, the American Library Association announced the winners of its book and media awards for children, including the Caldecott and Newbery. No surprise - Town boys have been already enjoying some of these titles! Come see our display and check out a winner! 

(See the full list of winners after the photos.) 


The One and Only Ivan written by Katherine Applegate (FIC APP)
John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature

Bomb: The race to Build – and Steal – the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin (YA 623.4 SHE)
Newbery Honor
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award for most distinguished information book for children
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults

This Is Not My Hat written and illustrated by Jon Klassen (E FIC KLA)
Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children

Creepy Carrots illustrated by Peter Brown and written by Aaron Reynolds (E FIC REY)
Caldecott Honor

Extra Yarn illustrated by Jon Klassen and written by Mac Barnett (E FIC BAR)
Caldecott Honor

One Cool Friend illustrated by David Small and written by Toni Buzzeo (E FIC BUZ)
Caldecott Honor

Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson (E FIC WOO)
Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book recognizing an African American author and illustrator of outstanding books for children and young adults

No Crystal Stair: A Documentary Novel of the Life and Work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem Bookseller (YA 920 MIC)
Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book

H.O.R.S.E illustrated and written by Christopher Myers (796.323 MYE)
Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book

I Have a Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr. illustrated by Kadir Nelson and written by Martin Luther King, Jr. (323.1 KIN)
Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book

Back to Front and Upside Down! Written and illustrated by Claire Alexander (E FIC ALE)
Schneider Family Book Award for books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experience

Son of a Gun written by Anne de Graaf (YA FIC DE)
Mildred L. Batchelder Award for an outstanding children’s book originally published in a language other than English in a country other than the United States and subsequently translated into English for publication in the United States

Moonbird: A Year in the Wind with the Great Survivor B95 written by Phillip M. Hoose (598.072 HOO)
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist

Titanic: Voices from the Disaster written by Deborah Hopkinson (910.4 HOP)
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist

Up, Tall, and High! written by Ethan Long (E FIC LON)
Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for the most distinguished beginning reader book

Let’s Go for a Drive! written by Mo Willems (E FIC WIL)
Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor

Seraphina written by Rachel Hartmen (YA FIC HAR)
William C. Morris Award for debut book published by a first time author writing for teens

After the Snow written by Hannah Barnaby (YA FIC BAR)
William C. Morris Finalist

Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different (YA 621.39 JOB)
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist
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