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Thursday, 19 March 2009
2008 National Book Critics Circle Awards
The National Book Critics Circle recently announced their 2008 book awards. The Logan Library owns the following award winning titles.
Fiction: 2666 by Roberto Bolaño
General Nonfiction The Forever War by Dexter Filkins
For more information about this year's awards and past awards, visit the National Book Critics Circle website.
Posted By Logan Library at 10:38 AM
Tuesday, 17 March 2009
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by reading one of the books from our Irish Reads booklist. Not in the mood for something Irish? You can find more reading suggestions on our Books and Reading page.
Posted By Logan Library at 11:59 AM
Tuesday, 27 January 2009
2009 Children's Book Awards
The American Library Association announced their book award winners yesterday. The winners of the children's book awards are:
John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature.
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman.
Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children
The House in the Night by Susan Marie Swanson
Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for the most distinguished book for beginning readers:
Are You Ready to Play Outside? by Mo Willems.
Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults:
Jellicoe Road by Melita Marchetta.
Robert F. Sibert Medal for most distinguished informational book for children:
We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball by Kadir Nelson.
Mildred L. Batchelder Award for the most outstanding children's book translated from a foreign language:
Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit by Nahoko Uehashi .
Coretta Scott King Book Award recognizing an African American author and illustrator of outstanding books for children and young adults:
Author Award: We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball by Kadir Nelson.
Illustrator Award: Blacker the Berry by Floyd Cooper .
Visit the ALA website for more information about the awards.
Posted By Logan Library at 11:41 AM
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