Monday, January 27, 2014

Winners of 2014 Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, Pura Bulpre

Publishers’ Weekly just listed the winners of the 2014 Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, Pura Belpre and many other awards. Congratulations to all who won and to those who got honors as well.  
And today, January 27, is Multicultural Children’s Book Day.
Libraries! Love ‘em. Love to roam in the aisles where shelves and shelves of books beckon. But today, libraries are not just for books anymore. They offer a lot more. Take a peek at what one library in Florida offers their visitors.
The hand of the artist, a little stained with paint around the fingernails, must be seen. The voice of the writer, passionate and idiosyncratic, must be heard. And whether it is through adventure or humor or pathos, the story and pictures must always touch the heart. -- Rosemary Wells

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