Monday, January 28, 2019

2019 Caldecott Awards

The Randolph Caldecott Medal is awarded to the most distinguished American picture book. The Medal was given to Hello Lighthouse written and illustrated by Sophie Blackhall.


The Sonoma County Library has twenty-six copies.

Four Honors were awarded to:

A Big Mooncake for Little Star words and pictures by Grace Lin, the Sonoma County Library has thirteen copies

Alma and How She Got Her Name words and pictures by Juana Martinez-Neal, the Sonoma County Library has three copies in English and eight copies in Spanish.

The Rough Patch written and illustrated by Brian Lies, the Sonoma County Library has five copies.

Thank you, Omu words and pictures by Oge Mora, the Sonoma County Library has five copies.

2019 Seuss Geisel Awards

This morning, the American Library Association gave out its Youth Media Awards. The Theodor Seuss Geisel Award is given to the author and illustrator of the most distinquished American book published for beginning readers in the previous year. 

This year's Medal was awarded to Fox the Tiger by Corey R. Tabor.

The Sonoma County Library has thirteen copies.

Four Honors were awarded:

Tiger vs. Nightmare by Emily Tetri, the Sonoma County Library has six copies.

Fox + Chick: The Party and Other Stories by Sergio Ruzzier, the Sonoma County Library has nine copies.

The Adventures of Otto: See Pip Flap by David Milgram the Sonoma County Library has six copies.

King & Kayla and the Case of the Lost Tooth words by Dori Hillestad Butler and pictures by Nancy Meyers, the Sonoma County Library has five copies.