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2003 BOOK AWARDS

The Newbery Medal

Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi - Ages 11-14
The Newbery Honor Book
The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer (Atheneum/Jackson)
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen (Knopf)
Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff (Random House/Lamb)
A Corner of the Universe by Ann M. Martin (Scholastic)
Surviving the Applewhites by Stephanie S. Tolan (Harper)


The Caldecott Medal (Ages 4 and Up)

My Friend Rabbit by Eric Rohmann (Roaring Brook Press)


The Caldecott Honor (Ages 4 and Up)

The Spider and the Fly, illustrated by Tony DiTerlizzi, based on a tale by Mary Howitt (Simon & Schuster)
Hondo & Fabian by Peter McCarty (Holt)
Noah's Ark by Jerry Pinkney (North-South/SeaStar)


Coretta Scott King Author Honors:

The Red Rose Box by Brenda Woods (Putnam)
Talkin' About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman by Nikki Grimes, illustrated by E.B. Lewis (Orchard)

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award

Talkin' About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman by Nikki Grimes, illustrated by E.B. Lewis (Orchard)

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honors

Rap a Tap Tap: Here's Bojangles - Think of That by Leo and Diane Dillon (Scholastic/Blue Sky)
Visiting Langston by Willie Perdomo, illustrated by Bryan Collier (Holt)

Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award

Chill Wind by Janet McDonald (FSG/Foster)
The Moon Ring by Randy DuBurke (Chronicle)



Michael L.Printz Award honoring the best book for Young Adults

Postcards from No Man's Land by Aidan Chambers (Dutton)

Michael L.Printz Honor Books for Young Adult:

Hole in My Life by Jack Gantos (FSG)

The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer (Atheneum/Jackson)

My Heartbeat by Garret Freymann-Weyr (Houghton Mifflin)

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