Monday, January 22, 2007

The Announcements

Youth Media Awards
Press Release of Winners
Best Books for Young Adults 2007
BBYA Top Ten List for 2007
Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers 2007
2007 Notable Children's Books

The Awards
John Newbery Medal: The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron
Randolph Caldecott Medal: Flotsam by David Wiesner (written and illustrated)
Michael L. Printz Award: American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang
Coretta Scott King Book Award (author): Copper Sun by Sharon Draper
Coretta Scott King Book Award (illustrator) Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People To Freedom (written by Carole Boston Weatherford) illustrated by Kadir Nelson
Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award: Standing Against the Wind by Traci L. Jones
Schneider Family Book Award 0-10: The Deaf Musicians by Pete Seeger and Paul DuBois Jacobs
Schneider Family Book Award 11-13: Rules by Cynthia Lord
Schneider Family Book Award 13-18: Small Steps by Louis Sachar
Theodor Seuss Geisel Beginning Reader Award: Zelda and Ivy: The Runaways by Laura McGee Kvasnosky
Margaret A. Edwards Award: Lois Lowry
Laura Ingalls Wilder Award: James Marshall
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award: Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon by Catherine Thimmesh
Mildred L. Batchelder Award: The Pull of the Ocean by Jean-Claude Mourlevat

The Honor Books
Newbery Honors: Penny from Heaven by Jennifer L. Holm, Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson, and Rules by Cynthia Lord
Caldecott Honors: Gone Wild: An Endangered Animal Alphabet written and illustrated by David McLimans, Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People To Freedom (written by Carole Boston Weatherford and) illustrated by Kadir Nelson
Printz Honors: The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing by M.T. Anderson, An Abundance of Katherines by John Green, Surrender by Sonya Hartnett, and The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Coretta Scott King Honor (author) The Road to Paris by Nikki Grimes
Coretta Scott King Honor (illustrator) Jazz (written by Walter Dean Myers) illustrated by Christopher Myers and Poetry for Young People: Langston Hughes (edited by David Roessel and Arnold Rampersad) illustrated by Benny Andrews
Geisel Honor Books: Mercy Watson Goes For A Ride by Kate DiCamillo, Move Over, Rover by Karen Beaumont, Not A Box by Antoinette Portis
Sibert Honor Books: Freedom Riders by Ann Bausum, Quest for the Tree Kangaroo by Sy Montgomery, To Dance by Siena Cherson Siegel
Batchelder Honor Books: The Killers Tears by Anne-Laure Bondoux, The Last Dragon by Silvana de Mari

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