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
- The Dreamer Booktalk
- The Dreamer Video Booktalk
- The Dreamer Discussion Guide
- Video interview with 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
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.