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>And the Winners Are…

>From the ALA Midwinter press conference: The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron (Jackson/Atheneum) has won the 2007 Newbery Award; the Caldecott Award goes to Flotsam by David Wiesner (Clarion); and author-illustrator James Marshall is the recipient of the Wilder Award for his lasting contribution to children’s literature.

Check back here later today (around 4 p.m. EST) for a link to our website with more information about all the winning titles, including in many cases their reviews in The Horn Book Magazine or The Horn Book Guide.

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Roger Sutton has been the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc, since 1996. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a B.A. from Pitzer College in 1978. Follow him on Twitter: @RogerReads.



  1. >Thanks! With the webcast debacle I was losing hope of ever hearing and moving on with my day.

    But what about the Printz?

  2. Mitali Perkins says:

    >American Born Chinese by Gene Yang won the Printz. Hooray!

  3. >and hooray for Jim Marshall!

  4. rindambyers says:

    >Thanks, very much, indeed! Sorry, I didn’t get to say “hi” in Seattle, could only be there for a short while. Enjoyed myself tremendously, came home with LOTS to READ!

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