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Caldecott Medal

Caldecott Medal
The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. The Undefeated, illustrated by Kadir Nelson, written by Kwame Alexander and published by Versify, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Kadir Nelson’s rich illustrations amplify Kwame Alexander’s poetic tribute to the resiliency, strength, and perseverance of the historical and present-day Black experience. Gripping, realistic oil portraits use light and forward movement to portray the deep humanity and contributions of Black brilliance in America. “Through color and composition, Kadir Nelson’s daring visuals erupt off the page. Bear Came Along, illustrated by LeUyen Pham, written by Richard T. “Oh, what a ride!” Double Bass Blues, illustrated by Rudy Gutierrez, written by Andrea J.

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Newbery Medal 2010s | 2000s | 1990s | 1980s | 1970s | 1960s | 1950s | 1940s | 1930s | 1920s 2016 Medal Winner: Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña (G.P. Putnam's Sons/Penguin) Honor Books: The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley (Dial Books for Young Readers/Penguin) Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson (Dial Books for Young Readers/Penguin) Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan (Scholastic Press/Scholastic Inc.) Newbery Medal Home The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. New Kid, written and illustrated by Jerry Craft, published by HarperCollins Children’s Books.

Coretta Scott King Book Award Recipients Author Award Winner Kadir Nelson, author and illustrator of “Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans” (Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers). “Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans” is an extensive volume focusing on American history as it intertwines with the lives of African Americans. The story is told from the viewpoint of an elderly woman who shares her life story while highlighting pivotal historical events including abolition, the Great Migration, World War II, and the Civil Rights movement. Illustrator Award Winner Charlotte Zolotow Award: Outstanding Picture Book The Charlotte Zolotow Award is given annually for outstanding writing in a picture book published in the United States in the preceding year. Up to five honor books and up to ten highly commended titles may also be named each year. Established in 1998 by the Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC), the award is named to honor the work of Charlotte Zolotow, a distinguished children's book editor for 38 years with Harper Junior Books, and author of more than 70 picture books, including such classic works as William's Doll and Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present. 2018 Winner Phi, Bao. A Different Pond.

The Coretta Scott King Book Awards The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values. The award commemorates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and honors his wife, Mrs. Geisel (Dr. Seuss) Award The Geisel Award is given annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year. 2019 Medal Winner Fox the Tiger, written and illustrated by Corey R. Tabor, and published by Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Tigers are the best, or so thinks Fox.

Dia de los Libros A list of awards and grants that might be of interest to those who celebrate Día in their library and community is compiled below. Américas Award –The Consortium of Latin American Studies founded the Américas Award in 1993 to encourage and commend authors, illustrators and publishers who produce quality children’s and young adult books that portray Latin America, the Caribbean, or Latinos in the United States, and to provide teachers with recommendations for classroom use. CLASP offers up to two annual book awards, together with a commended list of titles. Back To School Books {Hello! If you are checking us out for the first time and like what you see you can subscribe here, check out our Pinterest boards and follow us on Facebook to get new ideas to play and learn with your kids daily. } School is less than a month away for some of my readers while others still have a while before the alarm clocks get set, lunches get packed and they get on the school bus.

Young Adult Library Services Association This year’s final list consists of 30 titles selected from 108 nominations. The Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers list identifies titles aimed at encouraging reading among teens who dislike to read for any reason. The members of the Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers Blogging Team are: Dana Hutchins, Coordinator, Jackson Middle School Library, San Antonio, TX; Kay Hones, Civic Center Secondary & Downtown Continuation High School, San Francisco, CA; Lisa Krok, Akron-Summit County Public Library, Akron, OH; Jodi Kruse, R. A.

South Carolina Book Awards Purpose of Awards The purpose of the South Carolina Book Award Program is to encourage our students to read quality contemporary literature and submit their vote to select the recipients of the annual awards. The book award medals will be awarded to the winning authors the following year at the South Carolina Association of School Librarians annual conference. South Carolina Book Awards History The original South Carolina book award program began in 1976 with the participation of sixteen schools. At the present time, there are approximately five hundred schools and more than 60,000 students presently participating in the program.

Spanish-Language Literature Resources Compiled by the Cooperative Children's Book Center Updated: December, 2013 This listing of resources about Spanish-language books for children and teens has been developed in response to the need for Spanish-language materials in schools and libraries. The listing includes the following: 2017 Rainbow Book List « Rainbow Book List 2017 Rainbow Book List The Rainbow Book List Committee proudly announces the 2017 Rainbow Book List. The Rainbow Book List is a bibliography of books with significant gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning content, which are aimed at youth, birth through age 18.

"This site allows the reader to see the books that were awarded the Caldecott Medal because of their remarkable success with their picture books." by seandouble Jan 31

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