The American Library Association (ALA) just announced their book picks for children and young adults (ALA Youth Media Awards) this morning. We're so excited! The big cat and the little rodent reign! (See our post from last week about the book here: http://www.brimfulcuriosities.com/2010/01/lion-mouse-by-jerry-pinkney-caldecott.html). Don't forget to "Lion Yourself" at 100 Scope Notes!
The 2010 Caldecott Medal winner is The Lion & the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney.
Caldecott Honor books: All the World illustrated by Marla Frazee, written by Liz Garton Scanlon and Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski, written by Joyce Sidman.
The 2010 Newbery Medal winner is When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead.
The 2010 Sibert Medal goes to Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream by Tanya Lee Stone.
The 2010 Coretta Scott King Award winner is Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U. S. Marshal by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson.
The 2010 Geisel Award winner is Benny And Penny in The Big No-No written and illustrated by Geoffrey Haye.
The 2010 Michael L. Printz Award (YA) Winner is Going Bovine by Libba Bray.
Find a more complete list of the 2010 award winners and honor books at the ALA site:
http://www.ala.org/ala/newspresscenter/news/pressreleases2010/january2010/ymawrap2010.cfm or check out their twitter feed: @ALAyma and hashtag #alayma
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