We read, discussed, and voted online for our picks for the 2014 Newbery, Caldecott, and Printz Book Awards!
Compare our selections with the winners below, which were announced by the American Library Association at the Midwinter Conference in Philadelphia on January 27.
Congratulations to local Richmond author Meg Medina on her Pura Belpre Author Award for Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick your A**! Author award, presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.
(Photo credit: Petite Shards Productions)
Our 2014 picks in the HCPL Catalog
- Doll Bones by Holly Black
- Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
- Twerp by Mark Goldblatt
- The Thing About Luck by Cynthia Kadohata
- Jinx by Sage Blackwood
And the official winners are......
Flora & Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo