children's books

The Best Children’s Books of 2007




The American Library Association bestowed the 2008 highest honors in children’s literature yesterday.
Here are the winners.

Coretta Scott King Book Award recognizing an African American author and illustrator of outstanding books for children and young adults

King Author Book winner

Elijah Of Buxton

King Illustrator Book winner

Let it Shine: Three Favorite Spirituals

Co
retta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Author Award

Brendan Buckley’s Universe and Everything in It



John Newbery Medal
for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature.
Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!: Voices from a Medieval Village

Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children.
The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults.


The White Darkness

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