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2013 Caldecott and Newbery Medal Winner and Honor Books

By Diane Chase, Adirondack Family Time Congratulations to Jon Klassen on his 2013 Caldecott Medal for This is Not My Hat and Katherine Applegate for the  2013 Newbery Medal winner for   The One and Only Ivan   as well as all honorees! Annually the  Association for Library Service to Children , a division of the  American Library Association , grants two prestigious awards on the children author/illustrator community, The Caldecott Medal and the Newbery Medal.  According to the American Library Association, t he Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.   The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery and is awarded annually to the author of the "most distinguished contribution to American literature for children." So if you are looking for new and interesting books for you