Presenting the 2013 Children’s Book Awards! Drum roll, please!


Newbery Awards
The 2013 Newbery Medal winner is The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate, published by HarperCollins Children’s Books, a division of HarperCollins Publisherssplendors

2013 Honor Books:
Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz, published by Candlewick Press

Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin, published by Flash Point, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press.

Caldecott Awards
The 2013 Caldecott Medal winner is This Is Not My Hat, written and illustrated by Jon Klassen, published by Candlewick Press.onecoolfriend

2013 Honor Books:
Creepy Carrots!, illustrated by Peter Brown, written by Aaron Reynolds and published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division

Extra Yarn, illustrated by Jon Klassen, written by Mac Barnett and published by Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Green, illustrated and written by Laura Vaccaro Seeger and published by Neal Porter Books, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press

One Cool Friend, illustrated by David Small, written by Toni Buzzeo and published by Dial Books for Young Readers, a division of Penguin Young Readers Group

Sleep Like a Tiger, illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski, written by Mary Logue and published by Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Companysleeps like a tiger

2013 Pura Belpré Awards
The 2013 Author Award Winner is Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, by Benjamin Alire Sáenz, published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division

The 2013 Illustrator Award Winner is Martín de Porres: The Rose in the Desert, illustrated by David Diaz, written by Gary D. Schmidt, and published by Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

The 2013 Author Honor Book is The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano, by Sonia Manzano, published by Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.marting

Geisel Awards
The 2013 The Geisel Award is Up, Tall and High!, written and illustrated by Ethan Long is the Seuss Award winner. The book is published by G. P. Putnam’s Sons, a division of Penguin Young Readers Group.

The 2013 Honor Books are:
Let’s Go for a Drive!, written and illustrated by Mo Willems, and published by Hyperion Books for Children, an imprint of Disney Book Group

Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin, created and illustrated by James Dean and published by HarperCollins Children’s Books, a division of HarperCollins Publishers

Rabbit & Robot: The Sleepover, written and illustrated by Cece Bell and published by Candlewick Press.RabbitRobot3

The Sibert Informational Book Awards
The 2013 Medal Winner is Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon, written by Steve Sheinkin, is the Sibert Award winner. The book is published by Flash Point, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press.

The 2013 Honor Books are:
Electric Ben: The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin, written and illustrated by Robert Byrd and published by Dial Books for Young Readers, a division of Penguin Young Readers Group

Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95, written by Phillip M. Hoose and published by Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readerselectricben

Titanic: Voices from the Disaster, written by Deborah Hopkinson and published by Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.

Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage, published by Dial Books for Young three times luckyReaders, a division of Penguin Young Readers Group.

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