Monday, June 20, 2016

The Newbery and Caldecott Awards

Association for Library Service to Children. (2016). The Newbery & Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books. Chicago, IL: ALA Editions. 978-0-8389-1448-9.

Updated with the 2016 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 2016 guide features
  • “Diversity and ALSC Book Award Evaluation,” a new essay by Allie Jane Bruce;
  • explanations of criteria used to select the winners; and
  • 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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