Monday, January 26, 2009

Book Awards

These are JUST ANNOUNCED...and I am only going to quickly list as I need to get ready for work. (Please forgive any typos...I did this quicky!)

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

Printz Award:
Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

Coretta Scott King Author Honors:
Keeping the Night Watch by Hope Anita Smith, illustrated by E.B. Lewis
The Blacker the Berry” by Joyce Carol Thomas, illustrated by Floyd Cooper
Becoming Billie Holiday” by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Floyd Cooper

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honors
We Are the Ship: The Story of the Negro League Baseball,” written and illustrated by Kadir Nelson
Before John Was a Jazz Giant” by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Sean Qualls

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award:
The Blacker the Berry, illustrated by Floyd Cooper, written by Joyce Carol Thomas

Caldecott Honors:
How I Learned Geography, written & illustrated by Uri Shulevitz
A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever written & illustrated by Marla Frazee
A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams written by Jen Bryant, illustrated by Melissa Sweet

Caldecott Award
The House in the Night by Susan Marie Swanson, illustrated by Beth Krommes

Newbery Honors
Saavy by Ingrid Law
Tupac and D Foster by Jacqueline Woodson
The Underneath by Kathi Appelt
The Surrender Tree by Madeline L'Engle

Newbery Award:
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

I've got some reading to do!

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