Awards & Scholarships, Conferences/Meetings/Institutes

2009 Youth Media Awards

Newbery Medal “The Graveyard Book” by Neil Gaiman, HarperCollins Children’s Books Newbery Honor Books “The Underneath” by Kathi Appelt, illustrated by David Small, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing “The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba’s Struggle for Freedom” by Margarita Engle, Henry Holt and Company, LLC “Savvy” by Ingrid Law, Dial Books for Young Readers, a division of Penguin Young Readers Group in partnership with Walden Media, LLC “After Tupac and D Foster” by Jacqueline Woodson, G.P. Putnam’s Sons, a division of Penguin Books for Young Readers Caldecott Medal “The House in the Night,” illustrated by Beth Krommes and written by Susan Marie Swanson, Houghton Mifflin Co. Caldecott Honor Books “A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever” by Marla Frazee, Harcourt, Inc. “How I Learned Geography” by Uri Shulevitz, Farrar Straus Giroux “A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos…

Literary and Related Awards

2009 Coretta Scott King Awards and Honors

2009 CSK Illustrator Book winner: “The Blacker the Berry,” illustrated by Floyd Cooper, written by Joyce Carol Thomas. The book is published by Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. Three 2009 CSK Illustrator Honors: “We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball” written and illustrated by Kadir Nelson, published by Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children, an imprint of Disney Book Group. “Before John Was a Jazz Giant” by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Sean Qualls, published by Henry Holt and Company. “The Moon Over Star” by Dianna Hutts Aston, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney, published by Dial Books for Young Readers, a division of Penguin Young Readers Group. 2009 CSK Author Book winner: “We Are the Ship: The Story of the Negro League Baseball,” written and illustrated by Kadir Nelson, published by Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children, an imprint of Disney Book Group. Three 2009…

Literary and Related Awards

2009 Caldecott Medal and Honors

2009 Caldecott Medal: Beth Krommes, illustrator of “The House in the Night,” written by Susan Marie Swanson, published by Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Three 2009 Caldecott Honor Books were named: Caldecott Honor Book: “A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever,” written and illustrated by Marla Frazee and published by Harcourt, Inc. Caldecott Honor Book: “How I Learned Geography,” written and illustrated by Uri Shulevitz and published by Farrar Straus Giroux Caldecott Honor Book“A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams,” illustrated by Melissa Sweet, written by Jen Bryant The book is published by Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.

Literary and Related Awards

2009 Newbery Medal and Honors

2009 Newbery Medal: Neil Gaiman, author of “The Graveyard Book,” illustrated by Dave McKean The book is published by HarperCollins Children’s Books. Four Newbery Honor Books were named: 2009 Newbery Honor Book: “The Underneath” by Kathi Appelt, illustrated by David Small The book is published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Newbery Honor Book: “The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba’s Struggle for Freedom” by Margarita Engle and published by Henry Holt and Company LLC Newbery Honor Book: “Savvy” by Ingrid Law The book published by Dial Books for Young Readers, a division of Penguin Young Readers Group in partnership with Walden Media, LLC Newbery Honor Book: “After Tupac & D Foster” by Jacqueline Woodson The book is published by G. P. Putnam’s Sons, a division of Penguin Books for Young Readers.