Monday, January 18, 2010

ALA Awards 2010

Among the pleasures of being a member of the youth literature community are seeing and/or hearing of the announcements of the annual ALA awards. Congratulations to everyone! I'm not going to reproduce the entire list here, but wanted to highlight those that I blogged about this year:

Sibert Medal and YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction for YAs Finalist:

Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream, by Tanya Lee Stone

Sibert Honor:

The Day-Glo Brothers: The True Story of Bob and Joe Switzer's New Colors and Bright Ideas, by Chris Barton

Newbery Honor

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, by Jacqueline Kelly
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, by Grace Lin

Caldecott Honor

All the World, by Liz Garton Scanlon, ill. by Marla Frazee

Printz Award

Going Bovine, by Libba Bray

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