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Caldecott, Printz and Newbery Awards
The Real Award Winners are:

John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature:
“Last Stop on Market Street,” written by Matt de la Peña, is the 2016 Newbery Medal winner. The book is illustrated by Christian Robinson and published by G. P. Putnam’s Sons, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC.
Three Newbery Honor Books also were named: “The War that Saved My Life,” written by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley and published by Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC; “Roller Girl,” written and illustrated by Victoria Jamieson and published by Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC; and “Echo,” written by Pam Muñoz Ryan and published by Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.

Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children:
“Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear,” illustrated by Sophie Blackall, is the 2016 Caldecott Medal winner. The book was written by Lindsay Mattick and published by Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc.
Four Caldecott Honor Books also were named: “Trombone Shorty,” illustrated by Bryan Collier, written by Troy Andrews and published by Abrams Books for Young Readers, an imprint of ABRAMS; “Waiting,” illustrated and written by Kevin Henkes, published by Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers; “Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement,” illustrated by Ekua Holmes, written by Carole Boston Weatherford and published by Candlewick Press; and “Last Stop on Market Street,” illustrated by Christian Robinson, written by Matt de le Peña and published by G. P. Putnam’s Sons, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC.

Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults:
“Bone Gap,” written by Laura Ruby, is the 2016 Printz Award winner. The book is published by Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.
Two Printz Honor Books also were named: “Out of Darkness,” by Ashley Hope Pérez and published by Carolrhoda Lab™, an imprint of Carolrhoda Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, and “The Ghosts of Heaven,” by Marcus Sedgwick and published by Roaring Brook Press, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group.


And the RCLS Mock Award winners are......

Mock Printz AwardWinners (tie):
Symphony for the City of the Dead by M.T. Anderson (26 points)
Mosquitoland by David Arnold (26 points)                  
Honor:
I Crawl Through It by A.S. King (24 points)
Other titles:
The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma (21 points)
Nimona by Noelle Stevenson (14 points)
Bone Gap by Laura Ruby (9 points)

CLOUSC Mock Newbery Award
Winners (tie)
(65 points) Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan(65 points) The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Honor
(46 points) The Seventh Most Important Thing by Shelley Pearsall
Other titles
(32 points) The Marvels by Brain Selznick
(17 points) Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt

LARC-YS Mock Newbery Award
Winner(46 points) Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan
Honor
(35 points) The Seventh Most Important Thing by Shelley Pearsall
Other titles
(23 points) Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead
(23 points) Lost in the Sun by Lisa Graff
(15 points) Circus  Mirandus by Cassie Beasley
(2 points) The Thing about Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin



 

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