Here are a few:
2010 John Newbery Medal for most outstanding contribution to children’s literature
Winner: When You Reach Me, by Rebecca Stead. Wendy Lamb Books (imprint of Random House Children’s Books)--LOVED THIS, it took me back to my own childhood days in NYC
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Phillip Hoose. Melanie Kroupa Books/Farrar Straus Giroux (imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group)
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly. Henry Holt and Company
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin. Little, Brown and Company Books for Young Readers.
The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg by Rodman Philbrick. The Blue Sky Press (imprint of Scholastic)
2010 Randolph Caldecott Medal for most distinguished American picture book for children
Winner: The Lion & the Mouse, illustrated and written by Jerry Pinkney. Little, Brown and Company Books for Young Readers--LONG OVERDUE, imho.
All the World, illustrated by Marla Frazee, written by Liz Garton Scanlon. Beach Lane Books
Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors, illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski, written by Joyce Sidman. Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
2010 Coretta Scott King (Author) Book Award recognizing an African American author and illustrator of outstanding books for children and young adults
Winner: Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U. S. Marshal by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie. Carolrhoda Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc.
Honor Book: Mare’s War by Tanita S. Davis. Alfred A. Knopf (imprint of Random House Children’s Books)
2010 Coretta Scott King (Illustrator) Book Award
Winner: My People illustrated by Charles R. Smith Jr., written by Langston Hughes. Gineo Seo books, Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
Honor Book: The Negro Speaks of Rivers, illustrated by E. B. Lewis, written by Langston Hughes. Disney - Jump at the Sun Books (imprint of Disney Book Group)
2010 Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Author Award: The Rock and the River by Kekla Magoon. Aladdin (imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division)
2010 Coretta Scott King – Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement: Walter Dean Myers2010 Pura Belpré (Author) Award--presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrate the Latino cultural experience
Winner: Return to Sender, by Julia Alvarez. Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books.
Diego: Bigger Than Life by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand, illustrated by David Diaz. Marshall Cavendish Children
Federico Garcia Lorca (Cuando Los Grandes Eran Pequenos/ When the Grown-Ups Were Children) by Georgina Lázaro, illustrated by Enrique S. Moreiro. Lectorum Publications Inc.
2010 Pura Belpré (Illustrator) Award--presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose children’s books best portray, affirm and celebrate the Latino cultural experience
Winner: Book Fiesta!: Celebrate Children's Day/Book Day; Celebremos El dia de los ninos/El dia de los libros illustrated by Rafael López, written by Pat Mora. Rayo, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.
Diego: Bigger Than Life illustrated by David Diaz, written by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand. Marshall Cavendish Children
My Abuelita illustrated by Yuyi Morales, written by Tony Johnston. Harcourt Children’s Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Gracias Thanks, illustrated by John Parra, written by Pat Mora. Lee & Low Books
2010 Schneider Family Book Award for books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences
Django written and illustrated by Bonnie Christensen. Neal Porter Book, Roaring Brook Press. Award for best young children ages 0 to 10.
Anything But Typical by Nora Raleigh Baskin. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. Award for middle grades (ages 11-13).
Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork. Arthur A. Levine Books (imprint of Scholastic) Award for teens (ages 13 -18)
2010 William C. Morris Award honors a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens
Winner: Flash Burnout by L.K. Madigan. Houghton Mifflin
Ash by Malinda Lo (Little, Brown)
Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl (Little, Brown)
The Everafter by Amy Huntley (HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray)
hold still by Nina LaCour (Dutton)
2010 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for most distinguished beginning reader book
Winner: Benny And Penny in The Big No-No written and illustrated by Geoffrey Hayes. TOON BOOKS, a division of RAW Junior, LLC.
I Spy Fly Guy written and illustrated by Tedd Arnold. Scholastic
Little Mouse Gets Ready written and illustrated by Jeff Smith. TOON BOOKS, a division of RAW Junior, LLC
Mouse & Mole, Fine Feathered Friends written and illustrated by Wong Herbert Yee. Houghton Mifflin Books for Children
Pearl and Wagner: One Funny Day written by Kate McMullan, illustrated by R. W. Alley. Dial Books for Young Readers
2010 Robert F. Sibert Medal for most distinguished informational book for children
Winner: Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream by Tanya Lee Stone. Candlewick Press
The Day-Glo Brothers by Chris Barton, illustrated by Tony Persiani. Charlesbridge
Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 by Brian Floca. Richard Jackson/Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Phillip Hoose. Melanie Kroupa/Farrar Straus and Giroux
Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in writing for young adults: Jim Murphy
May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Award--recognizing an author, critic, librarian, historian or teacher of children's literature, who then presents a lecture at a winning host site: Lois Lowry
For a more comprehensive listing of all the national awards (ALA & otherwise) given to 2009 books for children and teens see this article by Elizabeth Bluemle on Publisher Weekly's Shelftalker blog.
Congratulations also & again to Kekla Magoon and Tanita S. Davis for their NAACP Image Award nominations!
Click here to see how Rebecca Stead and Jerry Pinkney reacted to news of winning the top awards when ALA called
Has anyone read any of the winning titles? So far I've read When you reach me, and The Rock and the River is in my to-be-read pile.