Thursday, January 31, 2013

Addendum in Seventeen Magazine!

Check out the February issue of Seventeen Magazine - there's an ad for our upcoming events with MELSA.

Look on the sidebar to the right for more info about these events! Hope you can join us Saturdays in February, March, and April for some amazing young adult authors. 

Featured in the magazine are: Jay Asher (Feb. 9th), Steve Brezenoff (Feb. 16th), Lauren Myracle (Feb. 23rd), Jordan Sonnenblick (March 9th), Neal Shusterman (March 16th), and Andrea Cremer (March 23rd).  Not pictured are: Tamora Pierce (April 6th) and Barry Lyga (April 13th).  

Monday, January 28, 2013

ALA Award Winners Announced Today!!

The American Library Association has chosen the 2013 Printz, Newbery, Caldecott, Morris and Theodore Geisel awards!

2013 Printz Winner: In Darkness by Nick Lake


Four Printz honor books were chosen:

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

Aristotle And Dante Discover The Secrets Of The Universe

Dodger by Terry Pratchett

The White Bicycle by Beverly Brenna

2013 Newbery Winner:  The One And Only Ivan

Three Newbery Honor Books Were Chosen:

Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage

Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz

2013 Caldecott Award Winner:
This Is Not My Hat

Five Caldecott Honor Books Were Chosen:

Creepy Carrots! by Aaron Reynolds
Illustrated by Peter Brown

Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett
Illustrated by Jon Klassen

One Cool Friend by Toni Buzzeo
Illustrated by David Small

Sleep Like A Tiger
Illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski

The 2013 William C. Morris Award, which honors a book written for young adults by a previously unpublished author, was awarded to: 
Seraphina by Rachel Hartman 

The 2013 Theodore Geisel Award Winner:

Three Honor Books Were Chosen For the Theodor Geisel Award:

Let's Go For A Drive by Mo Willems

Pete The Cat And His Four Groovy Buttons
Created and Illustrated by James Dean
Story by Eric Litwin

Rabbit & Robot:  The Sleepover
By Cece Bell

Check out the full listing of all the 2013 ALA award winners! 

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Congratulations to the Minnesota Book Award Finalists!

The finalists for the Children's Literature category are:

A Leaf Can Be... by Laura Purdie Salas (MN), illustrated by Violeta Dabija

 It's a Tiger! by David LaRochelle (MN), illustrated by Jeremy Tankard
(we wrote about this book after the Heartland Fall Forum)

Tell Me About Your Day Today by Mem Fox, illustrated by Lauren Stringer (MN)
(we wrote about this book when Mem was in town and signed books with Lauren)

Waking Dragons by Jane Yolen, illustrated by Derek Anderson (MN)

The finalists for the Young People's Literature category are:

Goblin Secrets by William Alexander
(signed copies available at Addendum)
We will be hosting the publication party for Will's next book, Ghoulish Song, on Tuesday, March 5th. Watch this space for more details!

Nothing Special by Geoff Herbach
(signed copies available at Addendum)
We will be hosting the publication party for Geoff's next book, I'm With Stupid, in mid-May. Watch this space for more details!  

Shadow on the Mountain by Margi Preus

Silhouette of a Sparrow by Molly Beth Griffin

All of these books are available at Addendum - stop in to get a book by our very own Minnesota Book Award finalists!