Clare Vanderpool, Erin E. Stead win Newbery, Caldecott Medals
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SAN DIEGO - Clare Vanderpool, author of “Moon Over Manifest”and Erin E. Stead, illustrator of“A Sick Day for Amos McGee,”are the 2011 winners of the John Newbery and Randolph Caldecott Medals, the most prestigious awards in children’s literature.
Brooklyn (N.Y.) Public Library; Carolyn R. Angus, George Stone Center for Children’s Books, Claremont (Calif.) Graduate University; Ruth Anne Champion, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore; Kevin Delecki, Dayton (Ohio) Metro Library; Heidi K. Hammond, St. Catherine University Library, St. Paul, Minn.; Shelley Haley Huntington, New York; Karen Kessel, Tobias Elementary School, Kyle, Texas; Megan D. Lambert, Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Amherst, Mass.; Portia Latalladi, Chicago Public Library; Morgan McMillian, Lake Travis Community Library, Austin, Texas; Debra Nelson, Prince George's County Memorial Library, Largo, Md.; Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, Rio Rancho (N.M.) Public Library; Gail Nordstrom, Viking Library System, Fergus Falls, Minn.; Elsworth Rockefeller, Martin Luther King Library, Washington, D.C.; and Robin Smith, Ensworth School, Nashville, Tenn.