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Newbery, Caldecott and other ALA Awards - 1997 Winners


The 1997 winners of the Newbery and Caldecott medals were announced February 17, 1997. For additional details, check the Association for Library Services to Children website, and the ALA Press Release.

Newbery Medal

Newbery Honor Books

ALSC's Newbery Announcement Page has more details.

Full list of Newbery Winners


Caldecott Medal

Caldecott Honor Books

ALSC's Caldecott Announcement Page has more details.

Full list of Caldecott Winners


Coretta Scott King Author Award

Coretta Scott King Author Honor Books

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Books

ALA's Press Release has more details.

Full List of Coretta Scott King Award Winners


Mildred L. Batchelder Award for Outstanding Translated Work

ALA's Press Release has more details.

Full list of Batchelder Winners


Other Awards and Honors

Gary Paulsen is the 1997 winner of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for Outstanding Literature For Young Adults honoring an author's lifetime contribution in writing books for teenagers. (ALA's Press Release)

Susan Hirschman, senior vice president of William Morrow Company and editor-in-chief of Greenwillow Books, will deliver the 1998 May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture. (ALA's Press Release)

Tacy Mangan, of What a Gal Productions wins the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Children's Video for Notes Alive! On the Day You Were Born (Distributed by Minnesota Orchestra Visual Entertainment). (ALA's Press Release)


ALA Notable Book Lists

Check the Notable Lists on our Best of 1996 roundup page.

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Monday, February 17, 1997
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