Monday, February 04, 2008

New Children's Award Books

The American Library Association has named the children's award books for 2008.

Caldecott Award - The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

Caldecott Honor Books - *Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story of the Underground
Railway by Kadir Nelson

*First the Egg by Laura Vacarro Seeger

*The Wall:Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain by Peter Sis

*Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity by Mo Willem

Newbery Award - Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!Voices From a Medieval Village by Laura Schlitz

Newbery Honor Books -*Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis

*Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt

*Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson

Coretta Scott King Award - Author Award - Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis

Author Honor Books - *November Blues by Sharon Draper

*Twelve Rounds to Glory by Charles R. Smith

Illustrator Award - Let It Shine by Ashley Bryan

Illustrator Honor - *The Secret Olivia Told Me by N. Joy

*Jazz On a Saturday Night by Leo and Diane Dillon

Steptoe New Talent Award - Brendan Buckley's Universe and Everything In It

by Sundee T. Frazier