Today is a big day for fans of children’s and young adult books. The Youth Media Awards were announced today. This is the equivalent of the Oscars for books for young people.
The Newbery Medal winner is Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly. (best chapter book)
The Caldecott Medal winner is Wolf in the Snow by Matthew Cordell. (best picture book awarded to the artist)
The Printz Award winner is We Are Okay by Nina LaCour. (best book for young adults- this title recommended for high school)
Many other books received awards or honors. See Ms. Gilchrist for the complete list of winners. Swing by the library and pick up something great to read over the long weekend.
In other library news….
Mardi Gras starts this week. Come in on Tuesday to decorate a Mardi Gras mask.
Trivia Team has its first practice at lunch on Thursday.