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Thursday, 18 April 2013
Celebrate 75 years of the Caldecott Award!
This year is the 75th anniversary of the Caldecott Medal, given each year by the American Library Association to the illustrator of "the most distinguished American picture book for children." Celebrate by reading a Caldecott book! You can find a list here: Caldecott Medal Books
Posted By Logan Library - Children's Chat at 12:15 PM
Monday, 28 January 2013
New Award Books!
The American Library Association Awards were announced this morning. Winners are:
Newbery Award: "The One and Only Ivan," by Katherine Applegate
Caldecott Award: "This is Not My Hat," by Jon Klassen
Theodor Seuss Geisel Award: "Up, Tall and High," by Ethan Long
There were 3 Newbery Honor Books:
"Splendors and Glooms," by Laura Amy Schlitz
"Three Times Lucky," by Sheila Turnage
"Bomb: the race to build - and steal - the world's most dangerous weapon," by Steve Sheinkin
Note: "Bomb" also won both the Sibert Medal for best Children's Informational Book and the YALSA Award for best Teen Nonfiction.
There were five Caldecott Honor Books:
"Creepy Carrots," by Aaron Reynolds
"Extra Yarn," by Mac Bennett
"Green," by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
"One Cool Friend," by Toni Buzzeo
"Sleep Like a Tiger," by Mary Logue
There were three Geisel Honor Books:
"Let's Go for a Drive," by Mo Willems
"Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons," by Eric Litwin
"Rabbit and Robot: the Sleepover," by Cece Bell
The Logan Library owns copies of all of these books. Please check the catalog for availability!
For a full list of the awards, go to ALA Youth Awards 2013
Posted By Logan Library - Children's Chat at 11:13 AM
Friday, 21 December 2012
New Book Shelf!
See what's new at the library with our "New Books for Children" shelf, located at the Children's Information Desk. The books on this shelf have all been recently added to the library's collection (within the last 3 months). Check one out!
Posted By Logan Library - Children's Chat at 3:39 PM
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