Ezra Jack Keats’ centennial, the CBC Children’s Choice Awards,
the Carnegie medal and Kate Greenaway shortlist nominations, and the departure of “To Kill a Mockingbird” from paperback are part of this week’s rundown of noteworthy news in the world of children’s books. (Click on each subhead to read the stories.)

Ezra Jack Keats Centennial Celebration Includes Bookmaking and Readalouds


(Reproduced with permission from the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation)

Voting Is Now Open for the 9th Annual Children’s Choice Book Awards.


Young readers across the country will determine the winners by voting online at ccbookawards.com from March 8 through April 25, 2016. Last year, over 1.3 million kids and teens made their voices heard!

Carnegie medal and Kate Greenaway shortlists 2016 announced

Anthony Browne, Helen Oxenbury and Chris Riddell are in the running for their third Greenaways – how many have you read? (We reviewed five of the long-listed titles here at Literary Kids!)


Mass Market Edition of “To Kill a Mockingbird” Discontinued


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