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JANUARY 29, 2013
2013 Award Winners: Newbery, Caldecott, Seuss, and Printz

The American Library Association (ALA) announced the top books for children and young adults this week. Recognized worldwide for the high quality they represent, the awards encourage original and creative work. Please note this is a partial listing. Use the link at the bottom of this post for a complete list.


Book Cover: 'This Is Not My Hat' by Jon Klassen This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen -- Winner: Caldecott Medal for most distinguished American picture book for children.

Book Cover: 'Creepy Carrots' by Illustrated by Peter Brown, written by Aaron ReynoldsCreepy Carrots by Illustrated by Peter Brown, written by Aaron Reynolds -- Honor Book: Caldecott Medal for most distinguished American picture book for children.

Book Cover: 'Extra Yarn ' by Illustrated by Jon Klassen, written by MarcBarnettExtra Yarn by Illustrated by Jon Klassen, written by MarcBarnett -- Honor Book: Caldecott Medal for most distinguished American picture book for children.

Book Cover: 'Green ' by Laura Vaccaro SeegerGreen by Laura Vaccaro Seeger -- Honor Book: Caldecott Medal for most distinguished American picture book for children.

Book Cover: 'One Cool Friend' by Illustrated by David Small, written by Toni BuzzeoOne Cool Friend by Illustrated by David Small, written by Toni Buzzeo -- Honor Book: Caldecott Medal for most distinguished American picture book for children.

Book Cover: 'Sleep Like a Tiger' by Illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski, written by Mary LogueSleep Like a Tiger by Illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski, written by Mary Logue -- Honor Book: Caldecott Medal for most distinguished American picture book for children.

Book Cover: 'Up, Tall and High! ' by Ethan LongUp, Tall and High! by Ethan Long -- Winner: Seuss Award for the most distinguished beginning reader book.

Book Cover: 'Let's Go For A Drive!' by Mo WillemsLet's Go For A Drive! by Mo Willems -- Honor Book: Seuss Award for the most distinguished beginning reader book.

Book Cover: 'Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons' by Eric Litwin and James Dean Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin and James Dean -- Honor Book: Seuss Award for the most distinguished beginning reader book.

Book Cover: 'Rabbit and Robot: The Sleepover' by Cece BellRabbit and Robot: The Sleepover by Cece Bell -- Honor Book: Seuss Award for the most distinguished beginning reader book.

Book Cover: 'The One and Only Ivan' by Katherine ApplegateThe One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate -- Winner: Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature.

Book Cover: 'Splendors and Glooms' by Laura Amy SchlitzSplendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz -- Honor Book: Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature.

Book Cover: 'Bomb: The Race to Build - And Steal - the World's Most Dangerous Weapon' by Steve SheinkinBomb: The Race to Build - And Steal - the World's Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin -- Honor Book: Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature.

Book Cover: 'Three Times Lucky ' by Sheila TurnageThree Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage -- Honor Book: Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature.

Book Cover: 'In Darkness' by Nick LakeIn Darkness by Nick Lake -- Winner: Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults.

Book Cover: 'Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe' by Benjamin Alire SaenzAristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz -- Honor Book: Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults.

Book Cover: 'Code name Verity' by Elizabeth WeinCode name Verity by Elizabeth Wein -- Honor Book: Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults.

Book Cover: 'Dodger' by Terry PratchettDodger by Terry Pratchett -- Honor Book: Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults.

Book Cover: 'The White Bicycle' by Beverly BrennaThe White Bicycle by Beverly Brenna -- Honor Book: Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults.


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