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2001 BOOK AWARDS


The Newbery Medal

Awarded to Richard Peck, author of A Year Down Yonder
The Newbery Honor Book
Hope Was Here by Joan Bauer
The Wanderer by Sharon Creech
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
Joey Pigza Loses Control by Jack Gantos


The Caldecott Medal (Ages 4 and Up)

Awarded to David Small, illustrator of So You Want To Be President


The Caldecott Honor (Ages 4 and Up)

Casey at the Bat: A Ballad of the Republic Sung in the Year 1888, illustrated by Christopher Bing
Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type, illustrated Betsy Lewin
Olivia, illustrated by Ian Falconer


The Coretta Scott King Award For Narrative:

Awarded to Jacqueline Woodson, author of Miracle's Boys (Ages 9 to 12)
The Coretta Scott King Award For Illustration
Awarded to Bryan Collier, illustrator of Uptown (Ages 4 to 8)


The King Honor Books for Writing:

Let It Shine! Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters by Andrea Davis Pinkney


King Honor Books for Illustration:

Freedom River, also illustrated by Bryan Collier
Virgie Goes to School with Us Boys, illustrated by E. B. Lewis
Only Passing Through: The Story of Sojourner Truth, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie
Michael L.Printz Award honoring the best book for Young Adults
Presented to David Almond, author of Kit's Wilderness
Michael L.Printz Honor Books for Young Adult:

Many Stones, by Carolyn Coman
The Body of Christopher Creed, by Carol Plum-Ucci
Angus, Thongs, and Full-Frontal Snogging:Confessions of Georgia
Nicolson by Louise Rennison
Stuck in Neutral, by Terry Trueman

All other awards can be found at www.ala.org