The Newbery and Caldecott Awards

Author: American Library Association
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838935656
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Education

With up-to-date annotations for all the medal and honor books since the inception of the awards (Newbery in 1922 and Caledcott in 1938), librarians and teachers everywhere have come to rely on this indispensable guide for quick-reference, collection and curriculum development, and readers' advisory. Fully indexed by title and author/illustrator, the 2005 edition includes background on the awards and photos of the new medalists and their books. For all those professionals committed to introducing literature to young people,

The Newbery Companion

Author: John Thomas Gillespie
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 1563088134
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Put a wealth of information about Newbery award winners and honor books (1922-2001) at your fingertips. You'll find detailed plot summaries, booktalks, updated information about the winning titles and authors, suggestions for read-alikes, and ideas for introducing the books to young readers.


Author: Helen Huus
ISBN: 0514012129
Release Date: 1971
Genre: Literature

The selections are illustrated with color drawings in a variety of styles often taken from the original work. The teacher's edition provides suggestions for pre-reading preparation and post-reading extension activities for each selection which focus on literature appreciation, listening, oral reading, vocabulary development, art activities, and research skills. Students are asked to participate in activities such as locating homonyms in a story, distinguishing between fact and fiction, reading as a choral group, constructing a collage, and composing poetry. Both the student anthology and the teacher's edition are available for purchase separately. MJJ, 9-76.