February 17, 2018

ALA 2010 Midwinter Meeting: Stead wins Newbery, Pinkney Wins Caldecott

By Raya Kuzyk

ALA 2010 Midwinter Meeting – American Library Association – Library Journal

  • Rebecca Stead (When You Reach Me) wins Newbery
  • Jerry Pinkney (The Lion & the Mouse) wins Caldecott
  • SLJ reports on news of Newbery win being leaked via Twitter

The year’s top honors for excellence in children’s and YA literature were announced this morning at the American Library Association’s (ALA) Youth Media Awards ceremony held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center during the ALA 2010 Midwinter Meeting.

Rebecca Stead won the John Newbery Medal for When You Reach Me (Random) and Jerry Pinkney nabbed the Caldecott for The Lion & the Mouse (Little, Brown). Read SLJ’s coverage of how word of Stead’s win was leaked prematurely via Twitter, where you’ll also find a listing of the day’s other children’s/YA awards winners.

Visit LJ‘s ALA Midwinter Meeting News Channel for complete coverage of the conference and be sure to follow us on Twitter and Flickr.

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