ALA names award winners
| Jan 11, 2011
On January 10, the American Library Association (ALA) announced the top books, video, and audio books for children and young adults at its midwinter meeting in San Diego. Many awards were given, including the prestigious Newbery and Caldecott Medals.
The John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature was awarded to Clare Vanderpool for Moon over Manifest (Delacorte Press). The Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children was awarded to illustrator Erin E. Stead for A Sick Day for Amos McGee (Roaring Brook Press).
For a full list of winners, visit the ALA website.