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Book Hunters in Brief #108: The 2016 ALA Youth Media Awards

The American Library Association announced the 2016 Youth Media Award Winners this week and Book Hunters salutes the winners and offers a few reading suggestions to go along with them.

If you and your young ones love Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña, the winner of the John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature, Book Hunters in Brief suggests:

Book Hunters in Brief #60: 2015 Newbery and Caldecott Award Readalikes

It has happened to all book lovers at one time or another: you finish a really good book and find that all you want to do is read another one just like it...only different. Sometimes you can just pick up another by the same author and plop down wherever you are to start reading. But what if there aren't any of books by the author? I know what I do.

2012 Caldecott Winner Announced!

Every year, the Caldecott Medal is awarded to "the most distinguished American picture book for children."  This morning the 2012 winners were announced, so be sure to check out these amazing picture books.

2012 Winner:

View full imageA Ball for Daisy written and illustrated by Chris Raschka

2012 Honor Books:

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