2009 Newbery and Caldecott Award Winners Announced

This is the first time I watched the announcement of the Newbery Award Live. Whether you agree with the choices of the ALA or not, it’s great that they have generated enough excitement about the best of children’s books to have people eagerly checking the announcement, cheering wildly for winners and running [...]

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When EXACTLY will the 2009 Newbery Award Winner be Announced?

The Newbery Award winner is announced each year at the mid-winter ALA (American Library Association) conference. This year it will be on Monday, January 26th at 9:45 AM, Eastern Standard Time (7:45 AM Mountain Time in Colorado where the ALA conference is being held. I guess librarians don’t generally party until the wee hours [...]

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