The 2020 edition of the Newbery and Caldecott Awards guide
For Immediate Release
American Library Association
CHICAGO — Newly updated to include the 2020 award and honor books, “The Newbery and Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books,” published by ALA Editions, gathers the books deemed most distinguished in American children's literature and illustration since the inception of the renowned prizes. A trusted guidebook for quick reference and collection development, it’s also a useful resource for curriculum links and readers' advisory. With an easy-to-use streamlined look and format, the 2020 guide features:
- a new interview with two-time Newbery medal winner Lois Lowry;
- explanations of criteria used to select the winners;
- details regarding the media used to create the artwork in Caldecott-winning titles; and
- updated bibliographic citations and indexes for the award winners.
The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is the world's largest organization dedicated to the support and enhancement of library service to children. From creative programming and best practices to continuing education and professional connections—ALSC members are innovators in the field of children's library service.
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