Caldecott and Newberry awards

From the Book Standard:

The American Library Association today announced the winners of several major literary awards for children’s and young adult books, including the Caldecott and Newbery Medal, from its Midwinter Meeting in Seattle.

Susan Patron, author of The Higher Power of Lucky, won the 2007 John Newbery Medal, for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature. The winner of the 2007 Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in young adult literature is the graphic novel American Born Chinese, by Gene Luen Yang.

The story is here.


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