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Wednesday, January 12, 2011


Breaking News: The Library will be closed today due to inclement weather!

On Monday, the American Library Association announced its awards for books for young readers--the Randolph Caldecott Medal and the John Newbery Medal. Here's the list of 2011 winners:


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

Honor books
Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet Slave illustrated by Bryan Collier, written by Laban Carrick Hill. [J B DAV]
Interrupting Chicken written and illustrated by David Ezra Stein. [JP STE]


Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool [J VAN].

Honor books
Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night by Joyce Sidman. [J 811.54 SID]
Heart of a Samurai: Based on the True Story of Nakahama Manjiro by Margi Preus. [YA PRE]
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia. [J WIL]
Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer L. Holm. [J HOL]

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