2011 Award Winners for Young Adults
January 11, 2011
Yesterday was a big day in Young Adult literature, as many of the 2011 Awards were announced! There are several awards given to books geared toward teens.
The John A. Newbery Award is given to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
2011 Winner: Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool (a Missouri resident!), 2011 List of Winners.
The Coretta Scott King Award is given to books and authors who promote understanding and appreciation of the culture of all peoples and their contribution to the realization of the American dream of a pluralistic society.
The Schneider Award is given for books that embody artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences.
2011 Winners: After Ever After by Jordan Sonnenblick, and Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony John, 2011 List of Winners.
I love reading award books, because I know that lots of people already think it's a good book. I hope you will enjoy this list, and check out one today!
Abbey L.Tags: teens, award books