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1999 BOOK AWARDS

The Newbery Medal
Awarded to Louis Sachar for Holes
The Newbery Honor Book
A Long Way to Chicago by Richard Peck


The Caldecott Medal

Awarded to Mary Azarian for Snowflake Bently,written by Jacqueline Briggs Martin


The Caldecott Honor

Duke Ellington : The Piano Prince and His Orchestra, illustrated by Brian Pinkney, text by Andrea Davis Pinkney
No, David!, written and illustrated by David Shannon
Snow, written and illustrated by Uri Shulevitz
Tibet: Through the Red Box, written and illustrated by Peter Sis


The Coretta Scott King Award For Writing

Presented to Angela Johnson, author of Heaven: A Novel
The Coretta Scott King Award For Illustration
Presented to Michelle Wood for I See the Rhythm, text by Toyomi Igus


The King Honor Books for Writing:

Jazmin's Notebook, by Nikki Grimes
Breaking Ground, Breaking Silence: The Story Of New York's African Burial Ground by Joyce Hansen


King Honor Books for Illustration:

I Have Heard of a Land, illustrated by Floyd Cooper, written by Joyce Carol
The Bat Boy and His Violin, illustrated by E. B. Lewis; written by Gavin Curtis
Duke Ellington : The Piano Prince and His Orchestra, illustrated by Brian Pinkney, text by Andrea Davis Pinkney


Margaret A. Edwards Award for Outstanding Literature For Young Adults:

Awarded to Anne McCaffrey honoring the author's lifetime contribution in writing books for teenagers.