The John Newbery Medal is awarded for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature.
The 2012 Newbery Medal winner:
Dead End in Norvelt, written by Jack Gantos
Two Newbery Honor books:
Inside Out & Back Again, wriiten by Thanhha Lai
Breaking Stalin’s Nose, written and illustrated by Eugene Yelchin
The Randolph Caldecott Medal is awarded for the most distinguished American picture book for children.
The 2012 Caldecott Winner:
A Ball for Daisy, illustrated and written by Chris Raschka
Three Caldecott Honor Books:
Blackout, illustrated and written by John Rocco
Grandpa Green, illustrated and written by Lane Smith,
Me … Jane, illustrated and written by Patrick McDonnell
Click here for the full list of The American Library Association's 2012 Youth Media Award Winners.