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2012 ALA Youth Media Awards

In case you missed the hubbub on twitter this morning, today was the big announcement of this year’s ALA Youth Media Awards. In an awards ceremony that clipped by at just over an hour, nearly 20 awards were announced — that’s about 1 every 3 minutes! Here’s a list of selected winners:

Newbery Medal

Dead End in Norvelt, by Jack Gantos

Caldecott Medal

A Ball for Daisy, by Chris Raschka

Printz Award

Where Things Come Back, by John Corey Whaley

Coretta Scott King Author Award

Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans, by Kadir Nelson

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award

Underground: Finding the Light to Freedom, by Shane W. Evans

Odyssey Award

Rotters, by Daniel Kraus

William C. Morris Award

Where Things Come Back, by John Corey Whaley 

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When Sarah Hunter is not reading for her job as associate editor at Booklist, she's baking something tasty or planning trips to the Pacific Northwest.

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