ERIC Number: ED491892
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jun-30
The Newbery/Printz Companion: Booktalk and Related Materials for Award Winners and Honor Books, Third Edition
Gillespie, John T.; Naden, Corinne J.
This comprehensive and practical guide to the influential Newbery and Printz awards for children's and young adult literature provides information on each year's winners and honor books, as well as on the awards themselves and the librarians for whom they are named. For each award-winning book, there is a plot summary, list of characters and themes, background on the author, incidents for booktalking, related reads, and fresh ideas for introducing the book to young readers. Books range from: 1922: Hendrik Willem Van Loon, to The Story of Mankind to 2005: Meg Rosoff, How I Live Now. The book contains a bibliography. Included are selected Web sites on children's literature, awards, and authors.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
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