Latest awardwinning childrens’ books

By on March 27, 2011

Award Winning Childrens’ Books

Each January, at its Midwinter Meeting, the American Library Association (ALA) announces awards given to the top books for children. This year’s award winners, books published during the preceding calendar year, are listed below. Consider sharing these outstanding books with someone you love. They are the best, enjoy!! CLICK ON IMAGE TO BUY A BOOK.

CALDECOTT MEDAL

Most distinguished American
picture book for children.

Written by Philip C. Stead and Illustrated by Erin E. Stead (Neal Porter Book, published by Roaring Brook Press, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishing)

GEISEL MEDAL AWARD

Most distinguished beginning reader book

written by Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee and illustrated by Tony Fucile, (Candlewick Press)

NEWBERRY MEDAL

Outstanding contribution
to children’s literature.

written by Clare Vanderpool, (Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books)

SIBERT MEDAL AWARD

Most distinguished
informational book for children

written by Sy Montgomery, (Houghton Mifflin
Books for Children, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company)

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