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Outstanding Children’s Literature like the Newbery!

Best Books for Kids: Carnegie Medal Winners

I had to look up the Carnegie Medal in Literature Award in Wikipedia.  It’s another version of the Newbery with an accompanying award, the Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration, aping the Caldecott.  It’s all good to me but surprisingly, there is not a ton of overlap between the Newbery /Carnegie or the Caldecott/Kate Greenaway.  There are plenty of great books out there that deserve awards so please check out this list if you are searching for more great books! Read more…

Neil Gaiman’s Newbery Award Acceptance Speech

Neil Gaiman and His Newbery Speech

I thought Neil Gaiman gave such a lovely, funny, and inspiring speech when he won his Newbery Award. Thank you to Beth Schulman for the post.  Neil Gaiman is going to be the Boston Public Library Children’s Book Fundraiser tomorrow, Sunday, Sept 26, 2010.  It’s a tea party starting at 2:00.  It might be too late to jump in, but you never know.  You get to meet four Newbery authors and have them sign your books.  I’d love to meet Neil Gaiman after reading his speech! Read more…