On January 23rd, the American Library Association will announce 18 awards, including the renowned Caldecott and Newbery Medals. Want to find out more about these awards – and how to view a LIVE webcast? Check out the ALA Youth Media Awards page.
And be sure to check out the Horn Book’s Choices for the Best Books of 2011 (which I seem to have overlooked during the rush of December!).
Another great list: New York Public Library’s 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2011 list. Thanks to Elizabeth Bird whose blog, A Fuse 8 Production, is a wonderful source of kidlit news.
Don’t forget to take a gander at The 2011 Cybils Finalists – the Children’s and Young Adults Bloggers’ Awards.
And when you’re all done with the best of the best lists, stop by The Field Library Children’s Room and check out some best of the best books!