Newbery and Caldecott Children's Book Awards
In the annual awards ceremony, the American Library Association announced the winners of the Newbery and Caldecott medals for… read more
In the annual awards ceremony, the American Library Association announced the winners of the Newbery and Caldecott medals for children’s books. The Coretta Scott King Awards, the first winner of the Robert F. Sibert Award for most distinguished informational book for children, and other honors were also announced. A brief clip from a video winners was shown. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Mary Arnold President American Library Association->Young Adult Library Service Assn.
- Pauletta Bracy Chair American Library Association->Coretta S. King Awards Jury
- Nancy Kranich President American Library Association
- Virginia Walter President American Library Association->Library Service to Children Assn.
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