The American Library Association just announced its Media Awards which include the Newbery and Printz.
My hands are shaking even as I type. Go here for a complete list.
But a good friend and a superior person has just won the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent (Illustrator) Award
“Seeds of Change,” illustrated by Sonia Lynn Sadler, is the 2011 Steptoe illustrator winner. The book is written by Jen Cullerton Johnson and published by Lee & Low Books Inc.
For more infor on Jen and her AWARD-WINNING book go here