ALA Youth Media Awards

Monday, January 18, 2010

The Caldecott, Newbery, and other ALA Youth Media Awards are being announced this morning and we're up early bringing you the results!

The Caldecott:
The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney (we totally called it!)

Honor Books:
All The World, illustrated by Marla Frazee
Red Sings from Tree Tops, illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski

The Newbery:
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

Honor Books:
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice, by Phillip M. Hoose
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, by Jacqueline Tate
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, by Grace Lin
The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg, by Rodman Philbrick

Other award winners include...

Coretta Scott King Author Award: Bad News for Outlaws by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

Michael L. Printz Book Award: Going Bovine by Libba Bray

Odyssey Audiobook Award: Louise the Advendutres of a Chicken by Kate DiCamillo, Live Oak Media

Robert F. Siebert Award: Almost Astronauts: 13 Women who Dared to Dream, by Tanya Lee Stone

Theodore Seuss Geisel Award: Bennie and Penny and the Big No No, by Geoffrey Hayes

For the complete list of winners go to

And then swing by the library and read a winner!
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