In the Words of the Winners: The Newbery and Caldecott Medals, 2001-2010

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American Library Association, 2011 - Education - 219 pages
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Winners of the most respected prizes in children's literature speak out in an exclusive collection of acceptance speeches, culled from the archives of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and The Horn Book magazine. Featuring authors and illustrators selected during the past 10 years, the book includes speeches by Neil Gaiman (Newbery 2009) David Wiesner (Caldecott 2002, 2007) Kate DiCamillo (Newbery 2004) Each speech is accompanied by The Horn Book review of the winning title and a biographical profile of its celebrated creator. Three insightful introductory essays examine changes in youth publishing during the last decade, rounding out an engaging glimpse at the originality of the writers and artists whose work informs the direction of children's literature.
 

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Contents

2001
1
2002
22
2003
45
2004
66
2005
82
2006
106
2007
126
2008
147
2009
172
2010
190
Credits
209
Index
211
Backcover
221
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