Tuesday, May 1, 2007


Tuesday, May 1, 2007
From 2001
Long before Oprah Winfrey started promoting books, writers and illustrators were receiving acknowledgement from peers and other groups. Here are some you may not know about.

Kate Greenaway Medal
(Honors a children’s illustrator)
Hest, Amy. When Jessie Came Across the Sea PZ.H4375Wf 1997. (1997 medal)
Ardizzone, Edward. Tim All Alone PZ7.A682tc (1956 medal)

Golden Kite Award
(Presented by fellow authors and artists)
Hopkinson, Deborah A Band of Angels PZ7.H779125Br1999
Fleischman, Paul. The Borning Room. PZ7.F599233bo1991
Hyman, T. Little Red Ridding Hood. PZ8.H994Li 1983.
Lowry, Lois Rabble Starkey PZ7.L9673 Rab 1988
Willard, Nancy A Visit to William Blake’s Inn PS3573.I444 V5
Wolf, Virginia Euwer Make Lemonade PZ7.W82129mak 1993

Jane Addams Book Award— Significant work to promote the cause of peace, social justice, and world understanding
Underwood, Betty The Tamarack Tree PZ3.B7545tam (1972)

Bridges, Ruby. Through My Eyes F379.N59 N435 1999. (2000 award)
Erdrich,L The Birchbark House PZ7.E72554Bi 1999
Hopkinson,D. A Band of Angels. PZ7.H78125Br 1999

Notable Books / Booklist /RUSA chosen by Librarians
Almond, S. Skellig PZ7.A448sk 1999
Anderson,F. Crucible of War E199.A58 2000
Armstrong, K. The Battle for God BL238.A16 2000
Berlin, I. The Roots of Romanticism. NX5623.6.R64 B47 1999
Berlinski,D The advent of the Algorithm QA9.58.G47 2000
Berry,W. Jayber Crow. PS3562.E75 J39 2000.
Busch, F. Don’t Tell Anyone PS3552.U814 D66 2000
Carter, S. God’s Name In Vain. BL65.P7 C37 2000
Chabon, M. The amazing adventures of Kavalier and Clay. PS3553.H15 A82 2000
Coetzee. Disgrace PR93693.C68 D5 2000
Crace, J. Being Dead PR6053.R228 B45 2001
Cunningham, M. The Hours PS3553.U484.H68 1998

Damasio,A. Feeling of What Happens BF311.D33 1999
Drury,J. Painting the Word ND1432.E85 D79 1999
Gass. W. Reading Rilke PT2635.I65Z72 1999
Hirsch, Edward. How to read a poem and fall in love with poetry PN1042.H48 1999
King, T. Truth & Bright Water PR9199.3.K4422 T78 1999
Kozol, J. Ordinary Resurrections. HQ792.U5 K69 2000
Lewis. The New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story. HD969663.U62 C585 2000
Melnick, J. A Right To Sing the Blues. ML3477.M45 1999.
Nelson, A. Living to Tell PS3564.E428 L58 2000
Nuland, S. The Mysteries Within: a Surgeon Reflects on Medical Myths R133.N77 2000
Nasdijj The Blood Runs Like a River Through My Dreams E99.N3N26 2000
Ricley, M. Genome: the Autobiography of a Species in 23 chapters QH431.R475 1999


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