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Obituary: Betsy Byars

Prolific children’s author Betsy Byars, winner of the Newbery Medal and National Book Award, died on February 26 in Seneca, S.C.; she was 91. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Meg Medina on Winning the Newbery Medal

We speak with author Meg Medina, whose middle grade novel about an irrepressible Cuban-American girl, 'Merci Suárez Changes Gears,' was awarded the 2019 Newbery Medal. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Richard Peck

Author Richard Peck, winner of the Newbery Medal and widely acclaimed for his realistic YA novels, died May 23 at his home in New York City following a long illness; he was 84. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Who Will Win the Newbery Medal?

Teachers, librarians, and students make their best guesses in mock Newbery programs. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Andersen Press to publish Caldecott and Newbery winners

Andersen Press is set to publish the winners of this year’s US Caldecott and Newbery medals, The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat and The Crossover by Kwame Alexander The Crossover, which won the Newbery Medal for fiction, tells the story of brothers who are rivals on... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Novels from female perspective miss out on major awards

Books written by women or men from the perspective of a female character are less likely to win major literary awards than books written from a male perspective or about men, research by author Nicola Griffith has found. Griffith analysed the last 15 years of winners for six fiction awards –... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'A Wrinkle in Time': A cut passage is published

Fans of the classic science fiction novel recently got a look at a section of the book that was taken out before publication. 'Wrinkle' won the Newbery Medal. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Road to Publish Virginia Hamilton E-books

On February 15, Open Road Integrated Media will publish the first children’s titles in its “author branded program”: seven ebooks by Newbery Medal and National Book Award winner Virginia Hamilton, who died in 2002. Among the ebooks on the list are Newbery and NBA winner M.C. Higgins, the Great. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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