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Award Predictions

on January 20, 2014

I am so very very excited that this year I will be attending ALA Midwinter, because this means I get to be in attendance when the Youth Media Awards are announced on Monday Jan. 27. Of the 2013 books I’ve read, here are my top picks for titles I think might snag an award:

Caldecott

Predicted Winner:

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Journey by Aaron Becker

Predicted Honors:

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Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown
Mr. Wuffles by David Wiesner
If You Want to See a Whale by Julie Fogliano, Erin E. Stead

Newbery

Predicted Winner:

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Doll Bones by Holly Black

Predicted Honors:

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The True Blue Scouts of the Sugar Man Swamp by Kathi Appelt
The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes
The Real Boy by Anne Ursu

Printz

Predicted Winner:

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Boxers & Saints by Gene Luen Yang

Predicted Honors:

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The Midnight Dress by Karen Foxlee
Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick

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