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Archive for October 13th, 2007

31 Flavorite Authors Day 13: Kirby Larson

Posted by blatantbibliophiles on October 13, 2007

 

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Visit Kirby at her websites http://kirbylarson.com/ and http://www.hattiebigsky.com/. Kirby’s book Hattie Big Sky is a 2007 Newbery Medal honor book. 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. For a complete list of all the Newbery Medal winners and honor books, visit this website: http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/awardsscholarships/literaryawds/newberymedal/newberymedal.htm

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