Award Winners Announced!

January 10, 2011

It is award book announcement time in Libraryland.  This morning the following winners were announced at the ALA Midwinter convention in San Diego:


2011 Newbery Medal:

Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool


Newbery Honor Books:

·         Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer L. Holm

·         Heart of a Samurai by Margi Preus

·         Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night by Joyce Sidman

·         One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia


2011 Caldecott Medal:

A Sick Day for Amos McGee illustrated by Erin E. Stead, written by Philip C. Stead


Caldecott Honor Books:

·         Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave illustrated by Bryan collier, written by Laban Carrick Hill

·         Interrupting Chicken written and illustrated by David Ezra Stein


2011 Geisel Award:

Bink & Gollie by Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee, illustrated by Tony Fucile


Geisel Honor Books:

·         Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same! written and illustrated by Grace Lin

·         We are in a Book! written and illustrated by Mo Willems


2011 Sibert Medal:

Kakapo Rescue: Saving the World’s Strangest Parrot by Sy Montgomery, photographs by Nic Bishop


            Sibert Honor Books:

·         Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan, illustrated by Brian Floca

·         Lafayette and the American Revolution by Russell Freedman



2011 Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature:

Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi


            Printz Honor:

·         Stolen by Lucy Christopher

·         Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King


  • Revolver  by Marcus Sedgwick 
  • Nothing by Janne Teller 


Sno-Isle has copies of all of the winners in our collection!

posting by Lorraine




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