Tuesday, February 12, 2013

ALA Youth Media Awards

Earlier this month the American Library Association (ALA) announced their Youth Media Awards. These awards honor books, videos and other outstanding materials for children and young adults. Many of these awards are easily recognizable for the high quality they represent.

2013 Caldecott Winner

Caldecott Honors
Extra Yarn By Mac Barnett Illustrated by Jon Klassen (check out Ms. Theresa's Books Inspire Art post featuring this book) 
One Cool Friend By Toni Buzzeo Pictures by David Small 
Sleep Like a Tiger Written by Mary Logue Illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski
Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds Pictures by Peter Brown
Green By Laura Vaccaro Seeger  

2013 Newbery Winner

Newbery Honors 
Splendors and Gloom By Laura Amy Schlitz
Bomb By Steve Sheinkin
Three Times Lucky By Shelia Turnage

2013 Printz Award

2013 Geisel Award

We're so excited to have such a wonderful collection of distinguished books for children and young adults at the Oak Brook Public Library! Be sure to come in and check out these hot items soon before they fly off the shelves!