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Monday, January 10, 2011

2011 Newbery, Caldecott, and Printz Winners

John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature

2011 Newbery Medal winner: "Moon over Manifest," written by Clare Vanderpool ( Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, a division of Random House, Inc.)

2011 Newbery Honor Books:

"Turtle in Paradise," by Jennifer L. Holm (Random House Children's Books)

"Heart of a Samurai," by Margi Preus (Amulet Books, an imprint of ABRAMS)

"Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night," by Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Rick Allen (Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

"One Crazy Summer," by Rita Williams-Garcia (Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers)


Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children

2011 Caldecott Medal winner: "A Sick Day for Amos McGee," illustrated by Erin E. Stead, written by Philip C. Stead (Neal Porter Book, published by Roaring Brook Press, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishing).

2011 Caldecott Honor Books:

"Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave," illustrated by Bryan Collier, written by Laban Carrick Hill (Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc.)

"Interrupting Chicken," written and illustrated by David Ezra Stein (Candlewick Press)


Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults

2011 Printz Award winner: "Ship Breaker," by Paolo Bacigalupi (Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc.)

2011 Printz Honor Books:

“Stolen," by Lucy Christopher (Chicken House, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.)

"Please Ignore Vera Dietz," by A.S. King (Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children's Books)

"Revolver," by Marcus Sedgwick (Roaring Brook Press, an imprint of the Macmillan Children's Publishing Group)

"Nothing," by Janne Teller (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division)

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