Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The Newbery & Caldecott Awards

Association for Library Services to Children. (2015). The Newbery & Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books, 2015 Edition. Chicago, IL: American Library Association. 978-0-8389-1326-0.

Updated with the 2015 award and honor books, this perennial favorite gathers together the books deemed most distinguished in American children's literature and illustration since the inception of the renowned prizes. Librarians and teachers everywhere rely on this guidebook for quick reference and collection development and also as a resource for curriculum links and readers' advisory. With an easy-to-use streamlined look and format, the 2015 guide features
  • A new essay by Julie Danielson spotlighting recent noteworthy picture books published internationally
  • Explanations of criteria used to select the winners
  • Updated bibliographic citations and indexes for the award winners
This resource for locating information about the best in children's books is valuable for every collection.

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