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Yesterday, the winners of the 2016 Printz, Newbery and Caldecott Awards for books intended for young readers were announced.

The Michael L. Printz Award is an American Library Association literary award that annually recognizes the “best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit”.

The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association (ALA). The award is given to the author of “the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.”

The Randolph Caldecott Medal annually recognizes the preceding year’s “most distinguished American picture book for children”

2016 Winners:

(Click on the links for excerpts from the books and interviews with the authors)

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The Wake Up CallThe Wake Up Call –
28 January 2013

Like the smell of strong coffee wafting down the hall, we offer a few book-related thoughts and stories to jumpstart your day…

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“A poet never takes notes. You never take notes in a love affair.”  – Poet Robert Frost, who died on this day in 1963
*** Books by Robert Frost

 

That which today calls itself science gives us more and more information, and indigestible glut of information, and less and less understanding.” – Author Edward Abbey, born on this day in 1927
***Books by Edward Abbey

 

Book News:

Thanks be to God for this new day, may it be full of beauty and grace!

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