Monday, January 26, 2009

2009 Newbery Winners Announced

The winners of several youth media awards were announced this morning at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver. A press release announcing all of the winners is available in the Youth Media Awards Press Kit at

Of course, on this blog, we're most excited about those honored with the Newbery Award for the most distinguished contribution to children's literature, so here they are:

The 2009 John Newbery Medal was awarded to:

Four Newbery honor books were named:

  • The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom by Margarita Eagle
It was a great year for children's books!

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