23 January 2006

Just to refresh the memory...

Awards to be announced January 23 are:

  • Alex Awards for the best adult books that appeal to teen audience
  • Andrew Carnegie Medal for excellence in children's video
  • Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children
  • Coretta Scott King Award recognizing an African American author and illustrator of outstanding books for children and young adults that demonstrate sensitivity to "the true worth and value of all beings"
  • Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in writing for young adults
  • May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Award recognizing an author, critic, librarian, historian, or teacher of children's literature, who then presents a lecture at a winning host site
  • Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults
  • Mildred L. Batchelder Award for an outstanding children's book translated from a foreign language and subsequently published in the United States
  • Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature
  • Pura Belpré Award honoring a Latino writer and illustrator whose children's books best portray, affirm and celebrate the Latino cultural experience
  • Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award for most distinguished informational book for children
  • Schneider Family Book Award for books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experience
  • Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for the outstanding book for beginning reader

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