ALA announces awards for best books

This morning, the American Library Association announced the winners of the 2013 Youth Media Awards.

Here they are:

Newbery Medal
The One and Only Ivan, by Katherine Applegate

Newbery Honors
Splendors & Glooms, by Laura Amy Schlitz
Bomb: The Race to Build–and Steal–the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon, by Steve Sheinkin
Three Times Lucky, by Sheila Turnage

Caldecott Medal
This is Not My Hat, illustrated and written by Jon Klassen

Caldecott Honors
Creepy Carrots, illustrated by Peter Brown & written by Aaaron Reynolds
Extra Yarn, illustrated by Jon Klassen & written by Mac Barnett
Green, illustrated & written by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
One Cool Friend, illustrated by David Small & written by Toni Buzzeo
Sleep Like a Tiger, illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski & written by Mary Logue

Theodor Seuss Geisel Award
Up, Tall and High, written & illustrated by Ethan Long

Theodor Seuss Geisel Honors
Let’s Go For a Drive, written & illustrated by Mo Willems
Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons, written by Eric Litwin & illustrated by James Dean
Rabbit & Robot: The Sleepover, written & illustrated by Cece Bell

Lots of other awards were announced as well. To see all the awards, click on this link.

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