Fourth Grade Journey

A Fourth Grade Teacher's Journey Through the World of Books

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Wonder Wednesday #28...

Wonder Wednesday - ALA Awards

*On Monday, January 27th I was in complete heaven.

*I so look forward to the annual "Youth Media Awards".

*The only negative thing was that I didn't have my students on Monday.  It was a teacher grading day.

*These awards are truly a wonder; as are all wonderful books.

Caldecott Award

*Locomotive by Brian Floca

Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults

*The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World’s Most Notorious Nazi written by Neal Bascomb

Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

*The Watermelon Seed written and illustrated by Greg Pizzoli

Coretta Scott King Award

*PS:  Be Eleven by Rita Williams-Garcia

John Newbery Medal

*Flora & Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo

Michael L. Printz Award

*Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick

Schneider Family Book Award

*A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin written by Jen Bryant (ages 0-10)

*Handbook for Dragon Slayers written by Merrie Haskell     
(ages 11-13)

*Rose under Fire written by Elizabeth Wein (ages 14-18)

Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal

*Parrots over Puerto Rico written by Susan L. Roth and Cindy Trumbore

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