Powells Books blogs the big day for children and young adult literature, linking to the American Library Association, which handed out the awards. The ALA provides a complete run down on kid lit award winners and nominees. A partial list:
- John Newbery Medal for outstanding contributions to children's literature: "Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!: Voices from a Medieval Village;"
- Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children: “The Invention of Hugo Cabret;"
- Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults. “The White Darkness;”
- Coretta Scott King Book Award recognizing an African American author and illustrator of outstanding books for children and young adults: “Elijah of Buxton”