Congratulations to the 2012 ALSC (Association for Library Service to Children) Winners!

(and to Daniel Handler and Maira Kalman for their Prinz Honor Award)


Newbery Medal for Outstanding Children’s Literature

Dead End in Norvelt
by Jack Gantos
Age Level: 10 and up

Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai
Age Level: 8 and up | Grade Level: 3 and up

Breaking Stalin’s Nose by Eugene Yelchin
Age Level: 9 and up


Randolf Caldecott Medal for Outstanding Picture Books

A Ball for Daisy
 illustrated and written by Chris Raschka
Age Level: 3 and up | Grade Level: P and up


Blackout illustrated and written by John Rocco
Age Level: 4 and up | Grade Level: P and up


Grandpa Green illustrated and written by Lane Smith
Age Level: 5 and up | Grade Level: K and up


Me . . . Jane illustrated and written by Patrick McDonnell
Grade Level: P and up


Michael L. Prinz Award for Outstanding Young Adult Literature

Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley
Age level: Teen

Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler
Age level: Teen

The Returning by Christine Hinwood
Age level: Teen

Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey
Age Level: Teen

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
Age Level: Teen

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