No, this isn't about who is custom-designing my dress for Oscar's night. This is about the Newbery, Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, and other Youth Media Awards, soon to be unveiled, on Monday January 27th!
You met Miriam Medow, OPL librarian and member of this year's Caldecott committee, a couple of weeks ago. Miriam, and members of many award committees, are now in their final weeks of re-reading their confidential short-lists, nominated from among hundreds of children's books published this year. Around the middle of next week, they will pack their bags with warm clothes, books and notes, and head to Philadelphia PA for the American