Each year the American Library Association awards outstanding books for children and young adults. Awards include including the prestigious Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, and Coretta Scott King Book Awards.
This year’s winners include:
Just Ask – Sonia Sotomayor
Sonia and her friends plant a garden, and each one contributes in his or her own special way, in a book that celebrates the many differences among humans.
Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño played the piano for President Lincoln – Margarita Engle
Looks at the life and accomplishments of Teresa Carreño, one of the most famous pianist who, by age nine, performed for President Abraham Lincoln at the White House.