And the winners are…


PPS-Mo Willems is not really my boyfriend.

  • John Newbery Medal honors-Elijah of Buxton; The WEdnesday Wars by Schmidt; Feathers by Woodson; winner-Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! by Laura Amy Schlitz
  • Randolph Caldecott Medal honors-Henry’s Freedom Box by Kadir Nelson; First the Egg by Seeger; The Wall by Sis; Knuffle Bunny Too AWWWW; winner-The invention of Hugo Cabret by Selznick

  • Michael L. Printz Award  honors-Dreamquake: Book Two; One Whole and Perfect Day; Repossessed; Your own, Sylvia; Winner-The White Darkness by McCaughrean
  • Odyssey Award (new award!)…audio award– honors-Bloody Jack; Dooby Dooby Moo; Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows; skulduggery pleasant; Treasure Island (listening library) Winner-Jazz (live oak)
  • Coretta Scott King Award Sundee T. Frazier (new talent); Honors-November Blues; 12 Rounds to Glory; Winner (chapter)-Christopher Paul Curtis, Elijah of Buxton!!YAY! Winner (Picture books)-Secret Olivia Told Me; Jazz on a Saturday Night. Illustrator award-Ashley Bryan.
  • Theodor Seuss Geisel Award honor-First the Egg by Seeger; Hello Bumblebee Bat by Lunde; Jazz Baby by Wheeler; Vulture View by April Pulley Sayer; Winner-There is a bird on your head! My boyfriend, Mo Willems
  • Alex Awards American Shaolin; Bad Monkeys; Essex County Vol. 1; Genghis; God of Animals; A Long Way Gone; Mister Pip; The Name of the Wind; The Night Birds; The Spellman Files.
  • Andrew Carnegie Medal Jump in! Freestyle Edition
  • Sibert Award honors-Spiders Nic Bishop; Lightship Brian Floca; Winner-The Wall Sis
  • Margaret Edwards Award Orson Scott Card
  • Batchelder Award honors-The cat or how I lost eternity; Nicholas and the Gang. Winner- Brave Story
  • Schneider Family Book Award Kami and the Yaks; Reaching for Sun; Hurt Go Happy 
  • Belpre Award –Illlustrator honor-My name is Gabito; My Colors, My Word; winner-Les Gates Black on Halloween. Author honor-Frida Long live life; Martina the Beautiful Cockroach; les gates black on halloween; winner- The poet slave of cuba

About Valerie Byrd Fort

I live in South Carolina. I am passionate about libraries, books, and reading. I am also a mom. This is my blog about those things.
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3 Responses to AWARDS AWARDS AWARDS !!!

  1. Kurtis says:

    Thanks so much for live blogging the results — the audio gave out on the webcast for me.

  2. Kristen N L says:

    Your blog has made me feel like I am right there with you!!!!

  3. Maryn Haddon says:

    Hi Valerie! Thanks for the info!

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