Other American Library Association Awards for Children's Books, 2007

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

Also see the Caldecott Medal and the Newbery Medal winnners.

2007 Coretta Scott King Awards, honoring black authors and illustrators
Author: Copper Sun, Sharon Draper (Simon & Schuster/Atheneum Books for Young Readers)
Illustrator: Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom, Kadir Nelson (text by Carole Boston Weatherford) (Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children)
John Steptoe new talent author: Standing Against the Wind, Traci L. Jones (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
2007 Michael L. Printz Award
for excellence in literature for young adults: American Born Chinese, Gene Luen Yang (First Second)
2007 Robert F. Sibert Award
for informational book: Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon, Catherine Thimmesh (Houghton)
2007 Andrew Carnegie Medal
for best children's video: Knuffle Bunny, Mo Willems, author/illustrator, and Weston Woods Studios
2007 Mildred L. Batchelder Award
for best book originally published in a foreign language in a foreign country: The Pull of the Ocean, written by Jean-Claude Mourlevat in French and translated by Y. Maudet (Delacorte Press)
2007 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award
for best beginning reader book: Zelda and Ivy: The Runaways, by Laura McGee Kvasnosky (Candlewick)
2007 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award
for a substantial and lasting contribution to children's literature (biennial): James Marshall
2008 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecturer:
David Macaulay

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