Monday, January 26, 2009

Book Awards have been announced!

The winners of the 2009 Caldecott, Newbery, and Prinz awards have been announced!

Caldecott Award (awarded for illustration):
The House in the Night by Susan Marie Swanson

Caldecott Honor:
A Couple of Boys have the Best Week Ever by Marla Frazee
How I Learned Geography by Uri Shulevitz
A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams by Jen Bryant

Newbery Award (awarded for Kids' Fiction)
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Newbery Honor:
The Underneath by Kathi Appelt
Savvy by Ingrid Law
The Surrender Tree by Margarita Engle
After Tupac and D Foster by Jacqueline Woodson

Printz Award (awarded for Teen Fiction)
Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

Printz Honor:
Tender Morsels by Margo Lanahan
Nation by Terry Pratchett
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation Vol. II: Kingdom on the Waves by M.T. Anderson

Click on any of the titles to request the book!