The California Young Reader medal winners for 2011-2012 were announced May 1, 2012: http://californiayoungreadermedal.org/:
Primary: I Need My Monster by Amanda Noll. Flashlight Press, 2009
Intermediate: Violet Raines Almost Got Struck by Lightning by Danette Haworth. Walker Childrens, 2010
Middle School: Every Soul a Star by Wendy Mass. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2009
Young Adult: Graceling by Kristen Cashore. Harcourt Children’s Books, 2008
Picture Book for Older Reader: Henry’s Freedom Box by Ellen Levine. Scholastic Press, 2007
And the 2012 Crystal Kite Winners SCWBI award winners (regional awards from around the world) were announced last week. Check out their website to see the 15 winners.
Mary Ann Scheuer