All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘children’s literature’

Newberry Award: Kate DiCamillo Wins The Prize For Second Time

This year’s Newberry Award goes to Kate DiCamillo, and it is not the first time that she has received the award. The Newberry Award is given to the most prestigious work that has been released in children’s literature in the past year. The Newberry Award was announced on Monday by the American Library Association. The Randolph Caldecott Medal was also …

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Charlotte Zolotow, Popular Author and Editor, Dies

Charlotte Zolotow the famed literary icon died on Tuesday in her Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, home. She was known for her spunky independence as shown from the following quote, “I am really writing for myself.” The 98-year-old writer and editor established herself as a literary innovator where she championed difficult issues previously not presented to youth. Her popular 1972 work titled …

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