Award Speeches

 

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  • Tonatiuh, Duncan (2016-06-27)
    Duncan Tonatiuh is the winner of the 2016 (Robert F.) Sibert Award for Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras (Abrams). His acceptance remarks were delivered at the ALSC Book and Media Awards Program on ...
  • Adler, David A.; Ricks, Sam (2016-06-27)
    David A. Adler and Sam Ricks are the winners of the 2016 (Theodor Seuss) Geisel Award for Don’t Throw It to Mo! (Penguin Young Readers). Their acceptance remarks were delivered at the ALSC Book and Media Awards Program on ...
  • Gagne, Paul R.; Willems, Mo (2016-06-27)
    Producers Paul R. Gagne,Weston Woods Studios, Inc., and author/illustrator Mo Willems are the 2016 recipients of the (Andrew) Carnegie Medal for That Is NOT a Good Idea! They delivered their acceptance remarks at the ALSC ...
  • Engle, Margarita; Bowles, David; Medina, Meg; López, Rafael; Castro L., Antonio; Dominguez, Angela; Tonatiuh, Duncan (2016-06-26)
    The 2016 Belpré medal winners and honorees delivered their acceptance remarks at the Belpré Celebración on Sunday, June 26, 2016, during the American Library Association Annual Conference.
  • Bedrick, Claudia (2016-06-27)
    Enchanted Lion Books is the winner of the 2016 (Mildred L.) Batchelder Award for The Wonderful Fluffy Little Squishy, written and illustrated by Beatrice Alemagna and translated by Claudia Zoe Bedrick. Bedrick delivered ...
  • Woodson, Jacqueline (2018-06-24)
    Jacqueline Woodson received the 2018 Children's Literature Legacy Award for her significant and lasting contribution to children's literature through books that demonstrate integrity and respect for all children's lives ...
  • Brimner, Larry Dane (2018-06-25)
    Larry Dane Brimner is the winner of the 2018 (Robert F.) Sibert Award for Twelve Days in May: Freedom Ride 1961 (Calkins Creek/Highlights). He delivered his acceptance remarks at the ALSC Awards Program on Monday, June 25, ...
  • Snyder, Laurel; Hughes, Emily (2018-06-25)
    Author Laurel Snyder and illustrator Emily Hughes are the winners of the 2018 (Theodor Seuss) Geisel Award for Charlie & Mouse (Chronicle). Their acceptance remarks were delivered at the ALSC Awards Program on Monday, June ...
  • Behar, Ruth; Martinez-Neal, Juana; Cartaya, Pablo; Pérez, Celia C.; Garcia, Adriana M.; Parra, John (2018-06-24)
    The 2018 Belpre medal winners and honorees delivered their acceptance remarks at the Belpre Celebracion on Sunday, June 24, 2018, during the American Library Association Annual Conference.
  • Horowitz, Beverly (2018-06-25)
    Delacorte Press is the winner of the 2018 (Mildred L.) Batchelder Award for The Murderer’s Ape, written and illustrated by Jakob Wegelius and translated from the Swedish by Peter Graves. Beverly Horowitz, Senior Vice ...
  • Cordell, Matthew (2018-06-24)
    Matthew Cordell received the 2018 (Randolph) Caldecott Medal for Wolf in the Snow (Feiwel and Friends/Macmillan). His acceptance remarks were delivered at ALSC’s Newbery-Caldecott-Legacy Banquet on Sunday, June 24, 2018, ...
  • Kelly, Erin Entrada (2018-06-24)
    Erin Entrada Kelly received the 2018 (John) Newbery Medal for Hello, Universe (Greenwillow/HarperCollins). She delivered her acceptance remarks at ALSC’s Newbery-Caldecott-Legacy Banquet on Sunday, June 24, 2018, during ...
  • Keller, Laurie (2017-06-26)
    Laurie Keller is the winner of the 2017 (Theodor Seuss) Geisel Award for We Are Growing!: A Mo Willems’ Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! Book (Hyperion Books for Children/Disney Book Group). Her acceptance remarks were ...
  • Swenar, Ryan (2017-06-26)
    Ryan Swenar, Dreamscape Media, LLC, is the 2017 recipient of the (Andrew) Carnegie Medal for Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music. He delivered his acceptance remarks at the ALSC Book and Media Awards ...
  • Bedrick, Claudia (2017-06-26)
    Enchanted Lion Books is the winner of the 2017 (Mildred L.) Batchelder Award for Cry, Heart, But Never Break, written by Glenn Ringtved, illustrated by Charlotte Pardi, and translated by Robert Moulthrop. Publisher Claudia ...
  • Grimes, Nikki (2017-06-25)
    Nikki Grimes received the 2017 (Laura Ingalls) Wilder Medal for her substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children. She delivered her acceptance remarks at the Newbery-Caldecott-Wilder Banquet on Sunday, ...
  • Steptoe, Javaka (2017-06-25)
    Javaka Steptoe received the 2017 (Randolph) Caldecott Medal for Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (Little, Brown). His acceptance remarks were delivered at the Newbery-Caldecott-Wilder Banquet ...
  • Barnhill, Kelly (2017-06-25)
    Kelly Barnhill received the 2017 (John) Newbery Medal for The Girl Who Drank the Moon (G. P. Putnam’s Sons/Penguin). She delivered her acceptance remarks at the NewberyCaldecott-Wilder Banquet on Sunday, June 25, 2017, ...
  • Patron, Susan (2007-06-24)
  • Houghton Mifflin Company; Penguin Young Readers Group; Scholastic Inc.; Weston Woods Studios (2007-06-24)
    The 2007 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award was given posthumously to James Marshall. This video was shown during the 2007 Newbery-Caldecott-Wilder Banquet in lieu of an acceptance speech by the winner.

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