Newbery, Caldecott and other ALA Awards - 1999 Winners

The Children's Literature Web Guide

The 1999 winners of the Newbery and Caldecott medals were announced February 1, 1999. For additional details, check the Association for Library Services to Children website, and the ALA Press Release.


Newbery Medal

*Louis Sachar, Holes (Frances Foster/Farrar Straus Giroux)

Newbery Honor Book

* Richard Peck, A Long Way from Chicago (Dial)

For more information, check the official ALSC Newbery Medal page.

Full list of Newbery Winners


Caldecott Medal

*Mary Azarian, Snowflake Bentley, written by Jacqueline Briggs Martin (Houghton Mifflin)

Caldecott Honor Books

* Brian Pinkney, Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra, written by Andrea Davis Pinkney (Hyperion)

* David Shannon, No David! (Blue Sky/Scholastic)

* Uri Shulevitz, Snow (Farrar Straus Giroux)

* Peter Sís, Tibet Through the Red Box (Frances Foster/Farrar Straus Giroux)

For more information, check the official ALSC Caldecott Medal page.

Full list of Caldecott Winners


Coretta Scott King Author Award

* Angela Johnson, Heaven (Simon & Schuster)

Coretta Scott King Author Honor Books

* Nikki Grimes, Jazmin's Notebook (Dial)

* Joyce Hansen and Gary McGowan, Breaking Ground, Breaking Silence: The Story of New York's African Burial Ground (H. Holt)

*Angela Johnson, The Other Side: Shorter Poems (Orchard)

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award

* Michele Wood, i see the rhythm, text by Toyomi Igus (Children's Book Press)

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Books

* Floyd Cooper, I Have Heard of a Land, written by Joyce Carol Thomas (Joanna Cotler/HarperCollins)

* E.B. Lewis, The Bat Boy & His Violin, written by Gavin Curtis (Simon & Schuster)

* Brian Pinkney, Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra, written by Andrea Davis Pinkney (Hyperion)

Full List of Coretta Scott King Award Winners


Mildred L. Batchelder Award for Outstanding Translated Work

* Schoschana Rabinovici, Thanks to My Mother, edited by Cindy Kane, translated from the Hebrew by James Skofield (Dial)

Batchelder Honor Books

* Susie Morgenstern, Secret Letters from 0 to 10, edited by Jill Davis, translated from the French by Gill Rosner (Viking)

Full list of Batchelder Winners


Other Awards and Honors

The Margaret A. Edwards Award for Outstanding Literature For Young Adults honoring an author's lifetime contribution in writing books for teenagers.

* Anne McCaffrey

The 2000 May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture.

* Hazel Rochman, assistant editor, books for youth, for Booklist

The Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Children's Video.

* The First Christmas, produced by Frank Moynihan and directed by Linsay van Blerk (billy budd films)

 


Wednesday, Februay 3, 1999
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