Children's Book Awards Annual: 1999

This affordable annual guide to awward-winning children's books keeps you abreast of the best in children's literature. You'll find reviews of all major national awards-Newbery, Caldecott, Coretta Scott King. Batchelder, Pura Belpre, Boston Globe-Horn Book, and the National Book Awards-in addition to titles listed as ALA Notables, BCCB Blue Ribbons, Booklist Editor's Choice, Horn Book Fanfare, New York Times Best Illustrated and Notable Children's Books, Publishers Weekly Best Children's Books, and selections from School Library Journal. Entries are arranged alphabetically by author within four sections-picture, chapter, young adult, and personal picks. For each title the authors provide complete bibliographic information, a brief synopsis, and an evaluative review. Title, author, illustrator, publisher, award/list, type, and genre indexes help users find the titles they need. Invaluable as a ready-reference and collection development tool for school and public children's librarians, this book will