Monday, January 14, 2008

Early returns on the King awards

I got an early look at the Coretta Scott King award winners, thanks to Kelly Lyons who saw the web cast:

John Steptoe Award for New Talent
Sundee T. Frazier - author of Brendan Buckley's Universe & Everything In It (Delacorte)

King Author Honor
November Blues - Sharon Draper (Atheneum)
12 Rounds to Glory - Charles R. Smith, Jr. (Candlewick Press)

Winner of King Author Award
Christopher Paul Curtis - Elijah of Buxton (Scholastic)

King Illustrator Honor Books
The Secret Olivia Told Me by N. Joy, illustratred by Nancy Devard (Just Us Books)
Jazz on a Saturday Night by Leo & Diane Dillon (The Blue Sky Press)

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award
Ashley Bryan - Let It Shine

Printz Honor Books
One Whole & Perfect Day
Your Own Sylvia

1 comment:

Kyra said...

Don - Hey! Thanks for posting. On a personal note - SHOUT OUT to Nancy Devard!! I'm so thrilled for her. She is formally a Hallmark illustrator and just wonderful person.