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2012 Newbery and Caldecott Medal Winners
Submitted by Children on Mon, 01/30/2012 - 09:27
The 2012 John Newbery and Randolph Caldecott Medal winners were announced by the American Library Association.
John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature:
Dead End in Norvelt written by Jack Gantos, is the 2012 Newbery Medal winner. Two Newbery Honor Books also were named: Inside Out & Back Again written by Thanhha Lai and Breaking Stalin’s Nose written and illustrated by Eugene Yelchin.
Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children:
A Ball for Daisy illustrated and written by Chris Raschka, is the 2012 Caldecott Medal winner. Three Caldecott Honor Books also were named: Blackout illustrated and written by John Rocco, Grandpa Green illustrated and written by Lane Smith, and Me … Jane illustrated and written by Patrick McDonnell.
A full list of the winners can be found on the ALA website.
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