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2004 BOOK AWARDS

The Newbery Medal

The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread, by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering, Candlewick Press 
The Newbery Honor Book
Olive's Ocean by Kevin Henkes, Greenwillow Books/HarperCollins

An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 by Jim Murphy, Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin


The Caldecott Medal (Ages 4 and Up)

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein, Roaring Brook Press


The Caldecott Honor (Ages 4 and Up)

Ella Sarah Gets Dressed by Margaret Chodos-Irvine, Harcourt, Inc.
What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? written and illustrated by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page, Houghton Mifflin
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems, Hyperion


Coretta Scott King Author Award:

The First Part Last by Angela Johnson
Coretta Scott King Author Honors:
Days of Jubilee: The End of Slavery in the United States by Patricia C. and Fredrick L. McKissack, Scholastic Press
Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson, G.P. Putnam's Sons/Penguin Young Readers Group
The Battle of Jericho by Sharon M. Draper, Atheneum Books for Young Readers.

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award

Beautiful Blackbird by Ashley Bryan

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honors

Almost to Freedom, illustrated by Colin Bootman,  Carolrhoda Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group
Thunder Rose, illustrated by Kadir Nelson, Silver Whistle, an imprint of Harcourt

Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award

The Way a Door Closes by Hope Anita Smith is the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Author Award winner
My Family Plays Music, illustrated by Elbrite Brown is the Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award winner


Michael L.Printz Award honoring excellence in books for Young Adults

The First Part by Angela Johnson, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Michael L.Printz Honor Books for Young Adult:

A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly, Harcourt

Keesha's House by Helen Frost, Farrar, Straus and Giroux/Frances Foster Books

Fat Kid Rules the World by K.L. Going, G.P. Putnam's Sons/Penguin Young Readers Group
The Earth, My Butt and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler, Candlewick Press

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