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2011 Children’s Committe Book Awards

Author and 2011 Flora Stieglitz Straus Award winner Andrea Davis Pinkney shares her latest book “Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down” with Bank Street School for Children students. Illustrations by Brian Pinkney, published by Little Brown. The

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Irma Black 2010-11 Semifinalists

Bank Street has chosen the semifinalists for the Irma S. and James H. Black Award. “Amazing Faces” by Lee Bennett Hopkins; illustrated by Chris Soentpiet “A Bedtime for Bear” by Bonnie Becker; illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton “Bones: Skeletons and

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Mock Printz Award 2011

Another year has come and gone and it’s Mock Printz award time. If you are wondering who the candidates were EarlyWord has a list. And the winner is (drum roll) Kenneth Oppel’s “Half Brother,” published by Scholastic: Honorable mentions are

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Irma Black 2010-11 Reading List Update

Here is the final Irma Black Reading List for 2010-11. The books are located in their usual spot, inside the library’s technical services room.

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I Love My Librarian

(New York, NY) – Librarians in our nation’s 123,000 libraries make a difference in the lives of millions of people every day.  If a librarian has made a difference in your life, now is the chance to tell your story.

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Irma Black Award: The Finalists

The Irma Black Award committee has now chosen four finalists, and here they are in no particular order: “Billy Twitters and His Blue Whale Problem,” by Mac Barnett “A Penguin Story,” by Antoinette Portis “Robot Zot!” by Jon Scieszka “Sergio

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Mock Printz Award

Another book event School for Children students are involved in is the Mock Printz Award. The goal of this award is to identify literary excellence in young adult literature. The 2010 winner is “Wintergirls,” by Laurie Halse Anderson. Mock Honor

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Mock Newbery Awards

Every year Bank Street School for Children students hold their very own Mock Newbery Award for best new American children’s literature. The winner for 2010 is Rebecca Stead’s “When You Reach Me.” And the following received honorable mentions, “11 Birthdays”

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Irma Black Award: The Semifinalists

The Irma Black Award committee is in full swing. Members have been discussing which sixteen books will make the final cut. At the moment the semifinal list stands at twenty, and here they are: 14 Cows for America, by Carmen

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