Posted by: anitanolan | January 11, 2011

ALA Youth Media Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the ALA awards. I’ve listed Caldecott, Printz, and Newbery finalists and winners here, but you can see the finalists and winners for all awards at the ALA website.

John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature
Moon over Manifest, written by Clare Vanderpool, is the 2011 Newbery Medal winner. Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, a division of Random House, Inc.
Four Newbery Honor Books:
Turtle in Paradise,”by Jennifer L. Holm. Random House Children’s Books, a division of Random House, Inc.;
Heart of a Samurai, Margi Preus and published by Amulet Books, an imprint ofABRAMS;
Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night, Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Rick Allen and published by Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt;
One Crazy Summer, by Rita Williams-Garcia a Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.
Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children
A Sick Day for Amos McGee, illustrated by Erin E. Stead, is the 2011 Caldecott Medal winner. Written by Philip C. Stead, and is a Neal Porter Book,  Roaring Brook Press, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishing.
Two Caldecott Honor Books
Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave, illustrated by Bryan Collier, written by Laban Carrick Hill  Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc.;
Interrupting Chicken, written and illustrated by David Ezra Stein and published by Candlewick Press.
Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults
Ship Breaker, written by Paolo Bacigalupi, is the 2011 Printz Award winner.  Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc.
Four Printz Honor Books
Stolen, by Lucy Christopher Chicken House, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.;
Please Ignore Vera Dietz,”by A.S. King  Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, a division of Random House, Inc.
Revolver, by Marcus Sedgwick Roaring Brook Press, an imprint of the Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group
Nothing, by Janne Teller  Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division.

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