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DateMay 24 2016
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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