Award winners are here!

The Best Elementary School library has copies of the Newbery  and Caldecott awards winners available. Please see Mrs. Erwin to check them out or to add your name to the reserve list.

The titles are:

2012 Newbery Award:

“The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.” – ala.org

Cover Image from WorldCat.org

Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos

Newbery honor titles:
Cover image from WorldCat.org

Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai

Cover image from WorldCat.org

Breaking Stalin’s Nose by Eugene Yelchin

2012 Caldecott Award:

“The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.” – ala.org

A Ball for Daisy, written and illustrated by Chris Raschka

Caldecott honor titles:

Blackout, written and illustrated by John Rocco

Grandpa Green, written and illustrated by Lane Smith

Me … Jane, written and illustrated by Patrick McDonnell

These awards (and many others) are awarded annually by the American Library Association.

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About Mrs. Erwin

As librarian at Saint Joseph School, I will use this blog to share my favorite books and library happenings with students and their families.
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