Friday, January 4, 2008

Results of the 2008 Mock Awards

(It's not like me to go a month without posting, but I've been on vacation, and very busy with the Mock Awards and the events of ALA Midwinter coming up.)

Crossposted to the Mock Awards blog:

This year's Mock Awards were lots of fun, with provocative and informative discussions. The winning and honor books were selected as follows:

Mock Caldecott

Winner: The Wizard by Jack Prelutsky, illustrated by Brandon Dorman

Honors: When Dinosaurs Came With Everything by Elise Broach, illustrated by David Small ; Casey Back at Bat by Dan Gutman, illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou
Fancher ; I'm the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry ; Knuffle Bunny Too: A
Case of Mistaken Identity
by Mo Willems.

Mock Newbery

Winner: Revolution is Not a Dinner Party by Ying Chang Compestine

Honors: Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis ; The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt

Mock Printz

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Honors: Before I Die by Jenny Downham ; Boy Toy by Barry Lyga

Many thanks to those who made this program so successful.

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