Friday, January 19, 2007

And the Winners Are...

From the ALA Midwinter press conference: The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron (Jackson/Atheneum) has won the 2007 Newbery Award; the Caldecott Award goes to Flotsam by David Wiesner (Clarion); and author-illustrator James Marshall is the recipient of the Wilder Award for his lasting contribution to children's literature.

Check back here later today (around 4 p.m. EST) for a link to our website with more information about all the winning titles, including in many cases their reviews in The Horn Book Magazine or The Horn Book Guide.

4 comments:

jess said...

Thanks! With the webcast debacle I was losing hope of ever hearing and moving on with my day.

But what about the Printz?

Mitali Perkins said...

American Born Chinese by Gene Yang won the Printz. Hooray!

Anonymous said...

and hooray for Jim Marshall!

rindambyers said...

Thanks, very much, indeed! Sorry, I didn't get to say "hi" in Seattle, could only be there for a short while. Enjoyed myself tremendously, came home with LOTS to READ!