The Newbery and Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books, 2014 Edition

The Newbery and Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books, 2014 Edition

By: Association for Library Service to Children (author)Paperback

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Updated to include the 2014 award and honour books, The Newbery and Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books, 2014 Edition 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 2014 guide features A new essay by Sylvia M. Vardell on the history and development of poetry for young people Explanations of criteria used to select the winners Updated bibliographic citations and indexes for the award winners This perennial guide for locating information about the best in children's books is valuable for every collection.

About Author

For more than eight decades, librarians from the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) have intensely scrutinised the children's books published each year, selecting the winning and honour books for the Newbery and Caldecott Awards. In addition, the ALSC division of the ALA is committed to creating a nation of readers, starting with the youngest. ALSC supports all those providing library services to children, including youth librarians, teachers, families, literature experts, publishers, and child advocates.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780838936092
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 184
  • ID: 9780838936092
  • ISBN10: 0838936091

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