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The Newbery & Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books, 2012 Edition

Updated to include the 2012 award and honor books, this new edition of the annual guide to the Newbery and Calecott 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:

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

Explanations of criteria used to select the winners

Updated bibliographic citations and indexes for the award winners.