Little publishing nerd and bookworm freaked out this morning when the ALAYMA awards — Caldecott, Newbery, Printz, and several others — were announced. I did my best to tone down the fangirl when I posted the information over on my graduate program’s publishing blog, so if you want to see just the facts, hop over there. If you’re in for the fangirling, read on.
HOLLY BLACK. YES.
RAINBOW ROWELL. OMGOMGOMG YES.
KATE DICAMILLO. AGAIN. YES.
LOOK AT ALL THE PRETTY CALDECOTTS!
HOW MANY MORE BOOKS MUST I ADD TO MY TO-READ LIST?!