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Meet the Caldecott Winners

As we celebrate 75 years of the Caldecott Medal (1938-2013), this article offers a compilation of TeachingBooks.net original interviews with a few Caldecott Medalists. Hundreds of interviews, lesson plans, and recordings of Caldecott-recipients pronouncing their names are freely available as…
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Global Connections to Authors & Books with the Hans Christian Andersen Award

In an effort to build awareness about the remarkable books written for children and teens across the globe,every two years the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) selects one author and one illustrator as the winners of the Hans Christian Andersen Award. This recognition is considered by many to be the world’s most prestigious in children’s publishing. Maurice Sendak, for example, is the only illustrator from the United States to ever win this award.
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Nick’s Picks: The 2011 award winners

Would you like to listen to this year's award-winning authors and illustrators on their inspirations and influences? In this post, enjoy brief TeachingBooks.net recordings with the 2011 John Newbery, Randolph Caldecott, Michael L. Printz, Robert F. Sibert, Coretta Scott King, Pura Belpré, and Theodor Seuss Geisel medalists.
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