Tuesday, January 19, 2010

And the winners are.....

The 2010 Newbery and Caldecott winners have been announced (yesterday in Boston)!! Yeah!

Here is the Caldecott winner:
"The Lion and the Mouse" by John Pickney

Honor books include:
"All the World" by Liz Garton Scanlon
"Red Sings from Treetops" by Joyce Sidman

The Newbery winner is:
"When you reach me" by Rebecca Stead

Honor books include:
"Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice" by Phillip Hoose
"The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate" by Jaqueline Kennedy
"Where the Mountain Meets the Moon" by Grace Lin
"The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg" by Rodman Philbrick

Pickney is a fabulous children's book illustrator. Many agreed that it was about time that he was awarded a Caldecott for his work. I am excited to check out some of the other winners. Happy reading!