Meg Medina wins John Newbery Medal for children's literature

The American Library Assn. announced the winners of its annual children's awards on Monday, with Meg Medina's middle-grade novel "Merci Suárez Changes Gears" taking home the group's prestigious John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature. Medina's novel, about... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 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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Graphic novel New Kid wins prestigious Newbery Medal

Jerry Craft’s story exploring ‘friendship, race, class and bullying in a fresh manner’ is the first graphic novel to win the long-running American children’s awardFor the first time, a graphic novel has won the Newbery Medal, the oldest and most prestigious children’s book award in the US. The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-28 16:03:46 UTC ]
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Roskifte wins £40k Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize

Norwegian artist Kristin Roskifte has won the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize worth 350,000 Danish Kr (£40,000). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 13:40:57 UTC ]
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Medina, Blackall, Acevedo Win Newbery, Caldecott, Printz

The 2019 Youth Media Awards were announced Monday morning at the American Library Association’s midwinter conference in Seattle. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Jacqueline Woodson wins the world's largest prize for children's literature, the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Jacqueline Woodson, who won a National Book Award for her memoir in verse “Brown Girl Dreaming,” won the 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award on Tuesday. The award comes with a prize of $608,000. Publishers Weekly reports that Woodson is the 18th person or organization to win the prize, which is... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Great Auk' Wins TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award

'The Tragic Tale of the Great Auk,' a nonfiction picture book written and illustrated by Jan Thornhill, has won the 2017 TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Awards: Sheikh Zayed Shortlists: Literature, Young Author, Children’s Literature

The nine shortlisted tiles in the Literature, Young Author, and Children’s Literature categories come from six Arab nations. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson More Category Shortlists Will Follow he Sheikh Zayed Book Award—organized and administered by the Abu Dhabi Arabic... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-03-18 03:09:10 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Shortlists: Literature, Children’s Literature, and Young Author

The three shortlists announced today comprise nine titles selected from a total 39 longlisted works. Winners are to be named in May. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Shortlists: Literature, Children’s Literature, and Young Author appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-16 16:41:14 UTC ]
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Hannah Gold’s The Last Bear wins Waterstones children’s book prize

‘Triumphant debut’ with environmental theme, illustrated by Levi Pinfold, is awarded £5,000 prize by the chain’s booksellersA timely adventure story that tackles environmental themes has been named winner of this year’s Waterstones children’s book prize.The Last Bear by Hannah Gold, illustrated... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-03-31 19:00:00 UTC ]
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Newbery, Caldecott announce 2022 children's book awards

Winners of an array of children’s literature awards reflect a diversity of perspectives and topics. “The Last Cuentista,” a tale of a young girl who must preserve the memory of Earth’s history, won the John Newbery Medal for the year’s best children’s book. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Bonnier snaps up two new titles from Newbery Medal winner Barnhill

Piccadilly Press and Hot Key Books, imprints of Bonnier Books UK, have acquired two new “enchanting” titles from the New York Times bestselling author Kelly Barnhill.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-16 08:33:07 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Longlists: Young Author and Children’s Literature

Based in Abu Dhabi, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award releases the first two of its eight longlists showcasing Arabic literature, scholarship, and writing. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Longlists: Young Author and Children’s Literature appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-18 01:57:08 UTC ]
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John Lewis sued by self-published children’s author over Christmas ad

Fay Evans alleges a ‘striking similarity’ between the 2019 Excitable Edgar TV campaign and her 2017 book Fred the Fire-Sneezing DragonThe author of a self-published children’s book about a dragon that causes havoc with its fiery sneezes is suing John Lewis over its 2019 Christmas ad about a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-11-16 14:46:45 UTC ]
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John Agard wins BookTrust’s Lifetime Achievement Award

BookTrust will today (9th November) present John Agard with this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony in London.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Children's book on Governor General's Literary Award short list a win for Indigenous publishing, author says

A children's book shortlisted for a 2021 Governor General's Literary Award was written by a University of Guelph associate professor who specializes in the history of Indigenous Peoples and illustrated by an Ojibway multidisciplinary artist. ... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2021-11-02 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Boubacar Boris Diop Wins Prestigious 2022 Neustadt International Prize for Literature

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[ World Literature Today | 2021-10-26 21:56:54 UTC ]
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Rosen wins CLiPPA children’s poetry prize

Michael Rosen’s "timely" poetry collection about migration, illustrated by Quentin Blake, is the winner of this year’s CLPE Children’s Poetry Award (CLiPPA).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-11 14:31:18 UTC ]
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Abdulrazak Gurnah wins the Nobel prize in literature for 2021

His novels and short stories are populated with refugees from war, colonialism and historical injustice Continue reading at The Economist

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