And the winners are …
The 2011 Newbery and Caldecotts have just been announced! I will confess to not having kept up, so I now have some additions to my TBR list. Enjoy!
Newbery Medal: Moon over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool. Delacorte Press.
- Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer L. Holm. Random House Children’s Books.
- Heart of a Samurai by Margi Preus. Amulet Books.
- Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night by Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Rick Allen.Houghton Mifflin Books for Children.
- One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia. Amistad.
Caldecott Medal: A Sick Day for Amos McGee, illus. by Erin E. Stead, written by Philip C. Stead. Roaring Brook Press.
- Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave, illus. by Bryan Collier, written by Laban Carrick Hill. Little, Brown and Company.
- Interrupting Chicken, written and illustrated by David Ezra Stein. Candlewick Press.