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Scholastic ALA 2011 Award Winners

Congratulations to all of the award winners!

Here are Scholastic's award-winning books along with free teaching resources:

Pura Belpre Award (Author) is presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.
The Dreamer
by Pam Munoz Ryan

Schneider Family Book Award/Middle-Grade Category honors an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences.
After Ever After by Jordan Sonnenblick

Michael Printz Honor Award  for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.
Stolen by Lucy Christopher


This year's Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature was awarded to Clare Vanderpool's Moon Over Manifest. The Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children was awarded to A Sick Day for Amos McGee, written by Philip C. Stead and illustrated by Erin E. Stead. See the complete list of honorees and winners at www.ala.org.

Find more great ways to teach with award winning books here


developmental disabilities

I applaud them for their work as well as being an inspiration to ordinary people on how to make this world a better place for the disabled.

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