2013 Awards

28 Jan

2013 Newbery Awards  – I totally called this one! And cried in the staff room while it was announced.

WINNER

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

9780061992254

HONOR BOOKS

Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz

Bomb by Steve Sheinkin – I called this for the Sibert…see below

Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage

 

2013 Caldecott Awards

WINNER

This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen

 9780763655990

HONOR BOOKS

Creepy Carrots illustrated by Peter Brown

Extra Yarn illustrated by Jon Klassen  – This was my first choice.  At least I got the illustrator right.

Green by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

One Cool Friend illustrated by David Small

Sleep Like a Tiger illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski

2013 Geisel Awards

WINNER

Up, Tall and High by Ethan Long

HONOR BOOKS

Let’s Go for a Drive by Mo Willems

Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin

Rabbit and Robot: The Sleepover by Cece Bell

 

2013 Robert F. Sibert Medal

2013 Robert F. Sibert Award

Informational book award for children:

WINNER

Bomb by Steve Sheinkin  – I called this!!!!

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HONOR BOOKS

Electric Ben by Robert Byrd

Moonbird by Phillip M. Hoose

Titanic by Deborah Hopkinson

2013 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction

WINNER

Bomb by Steve Sheinkin – ditto

FINALISTS

Steve Jobs by Karen Blumenthal

Moonbird by Phillip Hoose

Titanic by Deborah Hopkinson

We’ve Got a Job by Cynthia Levinson

Bomb by Steve Sheinkin

2013 Margaret Edwards Award

Significant and lasting contributions to YA Literature:

Tamora Pierce – Awesome!!!!  I reread The Song of the Lioness quartet and the Protector of the Small quartet this summer.

2013 Printz Award

WINNER

In Darkness by Nick Lake

HONOR BOOKS

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Saenz

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein  – This was my pick

Dodger by Terry Pratchett

White Bicycle by Beverley Brenna

 

Here are the winners I need to read:

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz

In Darkness  by Nick Lake

White Bicycle by Beverley Brenna

Splendors and Glooms Laura Amy Schlitz

 

 

One Response to “2013 Awards”

  1. The Styling Librarian January 30, 2013 at 4:09 pm #

    First award announcement experience where I said ” YES!!! ” over and over in joy… Must read Bomb though… not really a book to buy for my library here, plotting book holds while I visit the states! 🙂

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