This morning the Oscar nominees were announced, but yesterday was the real excitement when the winners of the Newbery Medal and Caldecott Medal and other children's book awards were announced. And the winner is...
|Newbery Medal Winner|
The Girl Who Drank the Moon
|Freedom over Me
by Ashley Bryan
|The Inquisitor's Tale
by Adam Gidwitz
by Lauren Wolk
|Caldecott Medal Winner|
illustrated & written by Javaka Steptoe
|Leave Me Alone!
illustrated & written by Vera Brosgol
|Freedom in Congo Square
illustrated by R. Gregory Christie
written by Carole Boston Weatherford
|Du Iz Tak?
Illustrated & written by Carson Ellis
|They All Saw a Cat
illustrated & written by Brendan Wenzel
To learn about more children's book award winners, including the Coretta Scott King awards, the Geisel award, the Pura Belpré awards, the Sibert award, and more, click here. Congratulations to all the winners! And thank you for enriching our lives with your wonderful books.