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ERIC Number: ED533459
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 184
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-8389-3601-6
The Newbery and Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books. 2012 Edition
ALA Editions
Updated to include the 2012 award and honor books, this new edition of the annual guide to the Newbery and Caldecott awards gathers together the books deemed most distinguished in American children's literature and illustration since the inception of the renowned prizes. Librarians and teachers everywhere rely on this guidebook for quick reference and collection development and also as a resource for curriculum links and readers' advisory. With an easy-to-use streamlined look and format, the 2012 guide also includes: (1) A new essay by Deborah Stevenson, Director of the Center for Children's Books, on how the awards are consistently a big moment for children's books to be noticed and celebrated outside the library world; (2) Explanations of criteria used to select the winners; and (3) Updated bibliographic citations and indexes for the award winners. This perennial guide for locating information about the best in children's books is valuable for every collection. [For "The Newbery and Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books. 2011 Edition," see ED533465.]
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Media Staff; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Library Association; Association for Library Service to Children