2008 Cuffies

Each year Publishers Weekly asks children’s booksellers to vote on a wide variety of categories.  They include favorite picture book and favorite novel of the year.  But it gets much more interesting that that! 

How about most innovative book?  The book you wish everyone would shut up about?  Book you were happiest to see back in print?

Click through the see the answers.  I’m amazed that I agree with so many of their responses!

2009 Scott O'Dell Award

The 2009 Scott O’Dell Award has been announced.  The winner is Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson which is definitely one of the favorites for the Newbery which will be announced next Monday.