Monday, January 14, 2008
Big Day Is Here....
2008 Awards and Honors
Newbery Medal Winner: Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices From a Medieval Village by Laura Amy Schlitz.
Newbery Honor books: Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis, The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt, Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson
Caldecott Medal Winner: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
Caldecott Honor Books: Henry's Freedom Box by Ellen Levine, illustrated by Kadir Nelson; First the Egg by Laura Vaccaro Seeger; The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain by Peter Sis; Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity.
Coretta Scott King Book Award Winner (Author Category): Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis
Honor books: November Blues by Sharon M. Draper; Twelve Rounds to Glory: The Story of Muhammad Ali by Charles R. Smith
Coretta Scott King Book Winner (Illustrator category): Let It Shine by Ashley Bryan
Honor books: The Secret Olivia Told Me by N. Joy, illustrated by Nancy Devard; Jazz On A Saturday Night by Leo and Diane Dillon.
Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Author Award: Brendan Buckley's Universe and Everything In It by Sundee T. Frazier
Schneider Family Book Award: (age 11-13) Reaching for Sun by Tracie Vaughn Zimmer (age 13-18) Hurt Go Happy by Ginny Rorby
Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Winner: There Is A Bird On Your Head! by Mo Willems
Honor Books: First the Egg by Laura Vaccaro Seeger; Hello, Bumblebee Bat by Darrin Lunde; Jazz Baby by Lisa Wheeler; Vulture View by April Pulley Sayre.
Margaret A. Edwards Award Winner: (Lifetime Achievement) Orson Scott Card. (Yes, you heard me ORSON SCOTT CARD) (Ender's Game and Ender's Shadow)
Pura Belpre Award: Yuyi Morales illustrator of Los Gatos Black on Halloween by Marisa Montes; Margarita Engle author of The Poet Slave of Cuba: A Biography of Juan Francisco Manzano, illustrated by Sean Qualls.
Honor books (illustrator): My Name Is Gabito: The Life of Gabriel Garcia Marquez illustrated by Raul Colon, written by Monica Brown; My Colors, My World by Maya Christina Gonzalez.
Honor books (author): Frida: Viva la vida! Long Live Life by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand; Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale by Carmen Agra Deedy; Los Gatos Black on Halloween by Marisa Montes.
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal Winner: The Wall by Peter Sis
Honor Books: Lightship by Brian Floca; Nic Bishop Spiders by Nic Bishop
Michael L. Printz Award Winner: The White Darkness by Geraldine McCaughrean
Honor Books: Dreamquake by Elizabeth Knox; One Whole and Perfect Day by Judith Clarke; Repossessed by A.M. Jenkins; Your Own Sylvia by Stephanie Hemphill
Mildred L. Batchelder Award: Brave Story by Miyuki Miyabe (translated by Alexander O. Smith
Honor books: The Cat: Or How I Lost Eternity by Jutta Richter (translated by Anna Brailovsky); Nicholas and the Gang by Rene Goscinny (translated by Anthea Bell)
Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Productions Winner: Jazz
Honor titles: Bloody Jack: Being An Account of the the Curious Adventures of Mary 'Jacky' Faber; Ship's Boy; Dooby Dooby Moo; Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows; Skulduggery Pleasant; Treasure Island.
Notable Children's Audio Recordings 2008
Notable Children's Video Recordings 2008