It is that time of year again, when the American Library Association (ALA) gives out their awards. For a full listing of what books won awards today, check out the ALA News link.
Here is a list of some of the books that will go on my to-read list. Enjoy!
John Newbery Medal winner (children’s literature):
Moon over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool
Newbery Honor Books:
Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer L. Holm
Heart of a Samurai by Margi Preus
Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night by Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Rick Allen
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia.
Randolph Caldecott Medal winner (illustrations):
A Sick Day for Amos McGee illustrated by Erin E. Stead, written by Philip C. Stead
Caldecott Honor Books:
Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave illustrated by Bryan Collier, written by Laban Carrick Hill
Interrupting Chicken written and illustrated by David Ezra Stein.
Michael L. Printz Award (young adults literature):Ship Breaker
by Paolo Bacigalupi
Printz Honor Books:
Stolen by Lucy Christopher
Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King
Revolver by Marcus Sedgwick
Nothing by Janne Teller