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Title:
The Newbery and Caldecott awards : a guide to the medal and honor books
Author:
Association for Library Service to Children.
Edition:
2000 edition.
Publication Information:
Chicago : American Library Association, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
v, 167 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
"Association for Library Science to Children"--Cover.

Includes indexes.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780838935002
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

With its vivid annotations for all winning titles and honor books since the inception of the awards (Newbery in 1922 and Caldecott in 1938), thousands of librarians use and rely on this indispensable guide for collection and curriculum development, reader's advisory, and a host of other programs. As in recent editions, the 2000 edition includes background on the awards and photos of the new medallists and their books. Indexed by title and author/illustrator.


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Booklist Review

The 2000 edition of this annual publication begins with a discussion of the awards themselves and the criteria guiding the two selection committees. New to this year's edition is Rita J. Smith's enjoyable essay on the life and work of Randolph Caldecott. The longest and most useful section of the work remains a chronological, annotated bibliography of the Newbery Medal winners and Honor Books from 1922 to 2000 and a comparable listing of Caldecott Medal winners and Honor Books from 1938 to the present. The book concludes with a listing of the medium used in creating the art for each Caldecott award title. A handy and informative guide for children's reference collections. --Carolyn Phelan