Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Jack Gantos Wins the 2012 Newbery Medal

Jack Gantos wins the 2012 Newbery Medal for his novel Dead End in Norvelt!! Congrats to Jack Gantos on his achievement! Watch the following You Tube video to briefly learn more about Dead End in Norvelt.

The Association for Library Service to Children website states the following:
The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
Learn more about Jack Gantos through the following "Meet the Author" video segment done by Adolescent Literacy.

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