2 2019 Award Winners The Secret Kingdom: Nek Chand, a Changing India, and a Hidden World of Art by Barb Rosenstock; illustrated by Claire A. Nivola (Candlewick Press, 2018). In 1947, Nek Chand began building [continue reading]
The Way You Make Me Feel Named 2019 Beatty Award Recipient: Maurene Goo’s YA novel The Way You Make Me Feel (FSG, 2018) has been chosen to receive the 2019 John and Patricia Beatty Award [continue reading]
Katherine Paterson Wins E.B. White Award: On March 11, 2019, Katherine Paterson was named the E.B. White Award winner for her lifetime of work as a children’s book author. Two of her novels received the [continue reading]
Ezra Jack Keats Awards Announced: Each year the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation acknowledges a children’s book author, and an illustrator, early in their careers for distinguished work that ”reflects the diverse nature of our culture.” [continue reading]
The American Library Association announced the Youth Media Awards today, at the Midwinter Conference in Seattle, WA. The Newbery Medal winner is Meg Medina for Merci Suarez Changes Gears, published by Candlewick. The Caldecott Medal winner is [continue reading]
Booklist Announces 2018 Editors’ Choice – Books for Youth: Booklist magazine has posted its list of 2018 Books for Youth: www.booklistonline.com/Booklist-Editors-Choice-Books-for-Youth-2018/pid=9713597. See which ones you have in your library.
Horn Book Fanfare Announced: Horn Book magazine’s editors and reviewers have selected their choices for the best children’s and young adult books for 2018. See the list here: www.hbook.com/2018/11/blogs/read-roger/horn-book-fanfare-2018/ .
School Library Journal Names 80 Best for 2018: School Library Journal released its annual list of Best Children’s Books, naming 80 books published in 2018: www.slj.com/?page=best-books-2018