JANUARY 23, 2012: The ALA announced the winners of the 2012 Youth Media awards. The winner of the Newbery Medal for best written children’s book is Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos and the Caldecott Medal winner for best illustrated children’s book is A Ball for Daisy by Chris Raschka. Here is a complete list of winning books and honor books.
JANUARY 20, 2012: For all of you Elephant & Piggie fans, the next book in the series, Listen to My Trumpet, comes out February 7!!