Caldecott and Newbery

The Caldecott has gone to Flotsam!! Hip hip hooray!!
Honors are Gone Wild and Moses.
The Newbery has gone to a book that I just returned to the library this morning thinking I didn’t have time to read it. Time to run down and see if it has left the building yet! Higher Power of Lucky.
Honors are Penny from Heaven, Hattie Big Sky, and Rules.

Printz Winner

Hurrah! The YALSA blog has announced the winner of the Printz Award:
Honor Books:
Octavian Nothing
Abundance of Katherines (HURRAH!)
Surrender
Book Thief (YIPPEE!)
WINNER: American Born Chinese
Well done, Printz Committee, well done!

Awards Today

Well, last year I had the great joy of typing at lightning speed and trying to get the awards up almost live on this blog. This year, the webcast is full, so I can’t get in. I will just have to wait until 10 am for the press release to be made public. I can’t wait to see what wins!