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ERIC Number: ED533465
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 184
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-8389-8569-4
ISSN: N/A
The Newbery and Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books. 2011 Edition
ALA Editions
Updated to include the 2011 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. Retaining the streamlined look and format of recent editions, the 2011 guide also includes: (1) A thoughtful essay on children's literature today, by Barbara Kiefer, Professor of Children's Literature at Ohio State University; (2) Explanations of criteria used to select the winners; and (3) Updated bibliographic citations and indexes for the award winners. Locating information about the best in children's books has never been easier! [For "In the Words of the Winners: The Newbery and Caldecott Medals, 2001-2010," see ED515945.]
ALA Editions. Available from: American Library Association. 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611. Tel: 866-746-7252; Fax: 770-280-4155; e-mail: editionsmarketing@ala.org; Web site: http://www.alaeditions.org
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