Youth Media Awards 2009

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Highlights of the Young Media Awards given by the American Library Association in 2009

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Youth Media Awards 2009

  1. 1. 2009 Youth Media Awards Check out these recent award winners !
  2. 2. The John Newbery Medal for best children’s book J FIC GAI
  3. 3. 2009 Randolph Caldecott Medal <ul><li>Honors the illustrator of the year's most distinguished American picture book for children. </li></ul>EASY HOUSE
  4. 4. Coretta Scott King Award Illustrator Award Author Honor Book A collection of poems, celebrating individuality and Afro-American identity. 811 THOM
  5. 5. Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award / Author Honor Book Kadir Nelson tells the story of Negro League baseball from its beginnings in the 1920s through the decline after Jackie Robinson crossed over to the majors in 1947. 796.357 NELS
  6. 6. Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book On her family's farm in the town of Star, eight-year-old Mae eagerly follows the progress of the 1969 Apollo 11 flight and moon landing and dreams that she might one day be an astronaut, too. Easy Moon
  7. 7. Robert F. Sibert Honor Book <ul><li>one of the best new informational books for children </li></ul>Theodore Roosevelt had a small problem – his daughter Alice. Sit back and watch as Alice teaches her siblings to slide down the White House stairs, entertains dignitaries with her pet snake, and captivates the nation. J 921 ROOS KERL
  8. 8. Michael L. Printz Award for best Young Adult novel Haunted by the past, Taylor Markham reluctantly leads the students of the Jellicoe School in their secret territory wars against the Townies and the Cadets.  Marchetta’s lyrical writing evokes the Australian landscape in a suspenseful tale of raw emotion, romance, humor and tragedy. TEEN FIC MARC
  9. 9. William C. Morris Award given for a first-time author writing for teens As the debt mounts after the sudden death of her father, Charlotte Miller begins to consider the rumors about the curse on her family's woolen mill, but when a stranger makes a bargain with her to turn straw into gold in exchange for her mother's ring, Charlotte fears that her quick decision may end up being more trouble than it is worth. TEEN FIC BUNC

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