Awards Season is Here

The 2011 Newbery and Caldecott Awards were announced this morning. The big winners are:

2011 Newbery Medal winner -- Moon over Manifest, by Clare Vanderpool

2011 Caldecott Medal winner --  A Sick Day for Amos McGee, illustrated by Erin E. Stead


Also today, Mrs. Nelson's is pleased to announce the finalists in our own Annual Book Awards. From now until January 31st, you have the chance to pick your favorite book of the year out of our finalists! 

The finalists for the Mrs. Nelson's Book Awards are:

Picture Book
The Junkyard Wonders, by Patricia Polacco
It's a Book, Lane Smith
Chalk, by Bill Thompson

Children's Novel (up to age 12)
A Nest for Celeste, by Henry Cole
Zora and Me, by Victoria Bond and T.R. Simon
On the Blue Comet, by Rosemary Wells

Young Adult Novel
Revolution, by Jennifer Donnelly
The Marbury Lens, by Andrew Smith
Behemoth, by Scott Westerfeld

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