Books for Younguns, Young Adults and the Young-at-Heart

Friday, January 20, 2012

Friday News Round-Up

News from Page Appropriate:

--Our first book giveaway for Cinder by Marissa Meyer is still open over at the review page.

News from the publishing world:

--At the Golden Globe Awards, Martin Scorsese won Best Director for Hugo (based on The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick (previously reviewed)) and The Adventures of Tintin (based on The Adventures of Tintin series by Herge) won Best Animated Feature Film.

--Select Target stores will be screening an unknown scene from The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 at the DVD release party for Part 1 (both based on Breaking Dawn by Stephanie Meyer).  They will also offer Limited Collector's Edition versions of the DVD, complete with a real prop flower from the wedding scene.

--The Association of Jewish Libraries announced the 2012 Sydney Taylor Book Awards:
Winner for Younger Readers
-Chanukah Lights by Michael J. Rosen with artwork by Robert Sabuda (previously reviewed)
Winner for Older Readers
-Music Was It: Young Leonard Bernstein by Susan Goldman Rubin
Winner for Teen Readers
-The Berlin Boxing Club by Robert Sharenow
Honor Books for Younger Readers
-Naamah and the Ark at Night by Susan Campbell Bartoletti, illustrated by Holly Meade
-Around the World in One Shabbat by Durga Yael Bernhard
Honor Books for Older Readers
-Lily Renee, Escape Artist: From Holocaust Survivor to Comic Book Pioneer by Trina Robbins, illustrated by Anne Timmons and Mo Oh
-Hammerin' Hank Greenberg: Baseball Pioneer by Shelley Sommer
-Irena's Jar of Secrets by Marcia Vaughan, illustrated by Ron Mazellan
Honor Books for Teen Readers
-Then by Morris Gleitzman
-The Blood Lie by Shirley Reva Vernick
Notable Books for Younger Readers
-Picnic at Camp Shalom by Jacqueline Jules, illustrated by Debbie Melmon
-The Golem's Latkes by Eric A. Kimmel, illustrated by Aaron Jasinski
-Joseph and the Sabbath Fish by Eric A. Kimmel, illustrated by Martina Peluso
-Sadie's Sukkah Breakfast by Jamie Korngold, illustrated by Julie Fortenberry
-The Shabbat Princess by Amy Meltzer, illustrated by Martha Aviles
-Lipman Pike: America's First Home Run King by Richard Michelson, illustrated by Zachary Pullen
-The Littlest Mountain by Barb Rosenstock, illustrated by Melanie Hall
-I Will Come Back for You: A Family in Hiding during World War II by Marisabina Russo
-Marcel Marceau: Master of Mime by Gloria Spielman, illustrated by Manon Gauthier
-One Little Chicken by Elka Weber, illustrated by Elisa Kleven
Notable Books for Older Readers
-The Mishkan: Its Structure and Its Sacred Vessels by Rabbi Avrohom Biderman
-Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy by Albert Marrin
-The Cats in the Doll Shop by Yona Zeldis McDonough, illustrated by Heather Maione
-When Life Gives You OJ by Erica S. Perl
-Irena Sendler and the Children of the Warsaw Ghetto by Susan Goldman Rubin, illustrated by Bill Fransworth
-Terezin: Voices from the Holocaust by Ruth Thomson
Notable Books for Teens
-OyMG by Amy Fellner Dominy
-Requiem: Poems of the Terezin Ghetto by Paul Janeczko

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