We are very excited to announce the results of our Mock Caldecott Workshop that was held on Saturday, January 12! We named one mock medalist and three mock honor books.
Winner: Julián Is a Mermaid by Jessica Love
Honor Book: Drawn Together by Minh Lê, illus. by Dan Santat
Honor Book: A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin
Honor Book: Dreamers by Yuyi Morales
A special thank you to Mock Workshop Coordinator Taylor Worley of Springfield Public Library and her committee: Susan Davis of Josephine Community Library District, Kate Carter of Multnomah County Library, and Alec Chunn of Eugene Public Library (pictured above, left to right). We'd also like to thank our prestigious panelists MaryKay Dahlgreen, Steven Engelfried, Martín Blasco, and Heather McNeil for sharing their experiences and modeling book discussion.
Interested in getting involved with CSD? We're looking for a new Mock Workshop Coordinator and committee members! Contact CSD at email@example.com.
We can't wait to see what the ALA Youth Media Awards have in store for us this year. Check out this link of mock awards discussions all over the country to see how our picks compare with others!
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