Congratulations to all of the winners of the American Library Awards announced yesterday!
Moon over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool won the Newbery
A Sick Day for Amos McGee, illustrated by Erin E. Stead, written by Philip C. Stead won the Caldecott
The Dreamer, written by Pam Muñoz Ryan, won the Pura Belpré Author Award. (Yay Pam!)
Grandma’s Gift, written and illustrated by Eric Velasquez, won the Pura Belpré Illustrator Award.
One Crazy Summer, by Rita Williams-Garcia won the Coretta Scott King Author Award. (Yay Rita!)
Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave, illustrated by Bryan Collier and written by Laban Carrick Hill won the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award.
The Printz Award went to Ship Breaker, by Paolo Bacigalupi.
Jonathan Hunt has posted a list of all of the award winners (including Honor books!) at his SLJ blog. Go forth, enjoy, and read.