Have You Heard? It's all Very Exciting...

The ALA Youth Media Awards were announced this week.

Caldecott Award Winner for 2011:

A Sick Day for Amos McGeeA Sick Day for Amos McGeeillustrated by Erin E. Stead, written by Philip C. Stead (You may remember this book from my CYBILS shortlist.)

Caldecott Honor Books:

Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, SlaveDave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave, illustrated by Bryan Collier, written by Laban Carrick Hill

Interrupting ChickenInterrupting Chicken, written and illustrated by David Ezra Stein (Woohoo! Also on the CYBILS shortlist!!)

Newbery Medal Winner 2011:

Moon Over ManifestMoon over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool

Newbery Honor Books: 

Turtle in ParadiseTurtle in Paradise by Jennifer L. Holm

Heart of a SamuraiHeart of a Samurai by Margi Preus

Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the NightDark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night by Joyce Sidman (Also on the CYBILS shortlist for poetry...)

One Crazy SummerOne Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for posting these. I hurried and put some on request at the library.