Tuesday, January 15, 2008

A New Set of Reviews to Come!

Salutations! It’s a whole new year and a whole new course. The book reviews that you will be reading beginning this January and ending in May will be dedicated to the books for my course LS 5613. 20 – Advanced Literature for Children. I hope that you will enjoy my reviews!

On a side note: On January 14 the winners of the many prestigious awards were announced! The winners are:
The Newbery Award: Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village by Laura Amy Schultiz

The Caldecott Award: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Slznick

The Sibert Award: The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain by Peter Sís

The Coretta Scott King Awards: Author Award: Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis (Author) and Illustrator Award: Let it Shine by Ashley Bryan (Illustrator)

The Pura Belpré Award: Author Award: The Poet Slave of Cuba: A Biographiy of Juan Fransico Manzano by Margarita Engle and Illustrated by Sean Qualls, and for Illustrator Award: Los Gatos Black on Halloween by Marisa Montes and Illustrated by Yuyi Morales

The Michael L. Printz Award: The White Darkness by Geraldine McCaughrean

For the complete of list of honor books please see the websites. Congratulations to the winners!

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