The Newbery and Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books

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American Library Association, 2006 - Education - 184 pages
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With up-to-date annotations for all the medal and honor books since the inception of the awards, librarians and teachers everywhere have come to rely on this indispensable guide for quick reference, collection and curriculum development, and readers' advisory. Fully indexed by title and author/illustrator, the 2006 edition includes background on the awards and photos of the new medalists and their books. It also features an essay by Sue McCleaf Nespeca, Sharing Picture Books with Children to Promote Art Appreciation.
 

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Contents

Authorization and Terms
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Sharing Picture Books with Children to Promote Art Appreciation
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The Newbery Awards 20061922
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The Caldecott Awards 20061938
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Notes toward a Definitive List
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AUTHORILLUSTRATOR INDEX
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TITLE INDEX
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Page 3 - The Medal shall be awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children published in the United States during the preceding year. There are no limitations as to the character of the book considered except that it be original work. Honor Books may be named. These shall be books that are also truly distinguished.
Page 5 - be awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children published in the United States during the preceding year. There are no limitations as to the character of the picture book except that the illustrations be original work.
Page 1 - is to be awarded annually to the author of the 'most distinguished contribution to American literature for children,' the award being made to cover books whose publication in book form falls in the calendar year last elapsed.
Page 10 - A picture book is text, illustrations, total design; an item of manufacture and a commercial product; a social, cultural, historical document; and foremost an experience for a child. As an art form it hinges on the interdependence of pictures and words, on the simultaneous display of two facing pages, and on the drama of the turning page.
Page 2 - To be eligible for the Newbery Medal books must be original, or, if traditional in origin, the result of individual research, the retelling and reinterpretation being the writer's own.

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