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Find a listing of the latest arrivals of books, audio and video items at the Wauwatosa Library, as well as information on upcoming events and staff suggestions for timely information you can use every day on the library's blog.

2008 Children's Book Awards

THE NEWBERY MEDAL
The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery.  It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. 

The 2008 Newbery Medal Winner
       
GOOD MASTERS! SWEET LADIES!: VOICES FROM A MEDIEVAL VILLAGE
     by Laura Amy Schlitz
 
THE CALDECOTT MEDAL
The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott.  It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. 

The 2008 Caldecott Medal Winner
       

THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET by Brian Selznick
 

THE CORETTA SCOTT KING AWARD
The Coretta Scott King Award is presented annually by the Coretta Scott King Task Force of the American Library Association’s Social Responsibilities Round Table.  Recipients are authors and illustrators of African descent whose distinguished books promote an understanding and appreciation of the “American Dream.” 

2008 King Author Award
ELIJAH OF BUXTON by Christopher Paul Curtis

2008 King Illustrator Award
 LET IT SHINE: THREE FAVORITE SPIRITUALS by Ashley Bryan 

THE ROBERT F. SIBERT INFORMATIONAL BOOK AWARD
Awarded to the best informational book 

2008 Sibert Winner
THE WALL: GROWING UP BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN by Peter Sis 

THE MILDRED L. BATCHELDER AWARD
Awarded to the publisher of best book in translation 

2008 Batchelder Winner
BRAVE STORY by Miyuki Miyabe 

THE PURA BELPRE AWARD
Honors Latino authors and illustrators whose work best portrays, affirms and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in a children’s book.  (Awarded every two years) 

2008 Belpre Author Award
THE POET SLAVE OF CUBA: A BIOGRAPHY OF JUAN FRANCISCO MANZANO by Margarita Engel

2008 Belpre Illustrator Award
LOS GATOS BLACK ON HALLOWEEN by Marisa Montes; illus by Yuyi Morales  


THE
THEODOR SEUSS GEISEL AWARD
Awarded to the most distinguished beginning reader book.


2008 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award
 THERE IS A BIRD ON YOUR HEAD by Mo Willems 


THE SCHNEIDER FAMAILY BOOK AWARD

Awarded for best artistic expression of a disability


2008 Picture Book Award
 KAMI AND THE YAKS by Andrea Stenn Stryer; illus by Bert Dodson

2008 Middle School Award
REACHING FOR SUN by Tracie Vaughn Zimmer

2008 Teen Award
HURT GO HAPPY by Ginny Rorby

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