BookTV aiming for more 2005 Randolph Caldecott Medal: CliveCussler turns to young- original content • Kevin Henkes won for Kitten’s First Full adult material After airing its new program, After Moon. In more news for the world of children’s
Words, in January, Book TV is hoping to books, author Clive Cussler, known for his introduce more original programming. After The three Caldecott Honor books are: Dirk Pitt character, is working on a fantasy Words, which airs at on Sundays at 6 p.m. and • The Red Book, by Barbara Lehman story for young readers. The book, Vin Fiz, is
9 p.m. on CSPAN2, seeks to match an author • Coming on Home Soon, illustrated by E.B. about two siblings who can bring toys to life with a guest host who is familiar with the Lewis, written by Jacqueline Woodson and fly around the country in a model of a
book’s content or the author. • Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale, by Mo Wright Brothers plane to help kids who are in Book TV will continue its past coverage Willems trouble.
of publishing events and visits to book stores; however, the new goal is to add more original Also awarded: Source: Publishers Weekly
shows to the mix. • Toni Morrison won the Coretta Scott King Author Award for Remember: The Journey
to School Integration.
Winners of Newbery,
Caldecott awards announced
In January the American Library
Association (ALA) announced the winners of
the Newbery and Caldecott awards—the
most prestigious awards in children’s books.
The Newbery Medal honors authors, while
the Caldecott Medal honors illustrators.
2005 John Newbery Medal:
• Cynthia Kadohata won for Kira-Kira.
The three Newbery Honor books are:
• Al Capone Does My Shirts, by Gennifer
• The Voice That Challenged a Nation:
Marian Anderson and the Struggle for
Equal Rights, by Russell Freedman
• Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy, by
Gary D. Schmidt
• Elizabeth Flock signs Emma and Me
— March 4, at 6 p.m., at the
Greensboro, North Carolina,
Costco, 4201 W. Wendover.
— March 5, at 4:30 p.m., at the
Charlotte, North Carolina, Costco,
at 500 Tyvola Road.
— March 6, at 6 p.m., at the Fort
Worth, Texas, Costco, at 5300
Overton Ridge Blvd.
• Suze Ormon signs The Money Book
for the Young, Fabulous & Broke on
March 19, at 1 p.m., at the Kirkland,
Washington, Costco, at 8629 120th