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Listen to Jack Gantos, 2012 Newbery Medalist
Dead End in Norvelt

Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos

Listen to Jack Gantos introduce and read an excerpt from Dead End in Norvelt (Farrar Straus Giroux)

Watch Jack Gantos in this TeachingBooks.net Meet-the-Author Movie sharing how he uses journaling to write his books

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Listen to Chris Raschka, 2012 Caldecott Medalist
A Ball for Daisy

A Ball for Daisy by Chris Raschka

Listen to Chris Raschka discuss the process for illustrating A Ball for Daisy (Random House)

Watch Chris Raschka in this TeachingBooks.net Meet-the-Author Movie sharing the painting techniques he uses for creating his books

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Listen to Kadir Nelson, 2012 Coretta Scott King Book Award Author Winner and Illustrator Honoree
Heart and Soul

Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans by Kadir Nelson

Listen to Kadir Nelson introduce and read an excerpt from Heart and Soul (HarperCollins)

Watch Kadir Nelson in this TeachingBooks.net Meet-the-Author Movie discuss the creation of Heart and Soul (HarperCollins)

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Listen to Shane W. Evans, 2012 Coretta Scott King Book Award Illustrator Winner
Underground

Underground written and illustrated by Shane W. Evans

Listen to Shane W. Evans introduce and read an excerpt from Underground (Roaring Brook)

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Listen to John Corey Whaley, 2012 Printz Medalist and Morris Award Winner
Where Things Come Back

Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley

Listen to John Corey Whaley introduce and read an excerpt from Where Things Come Back (Simon & Schuster)

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Listen to Melissa Sweet, 2012 Sibert Informational Book Medalist
Balloons Over Broadway

Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade by Melissa Sweet

Listen to Melissa Sweet introduce and read an excerpt from Balloons Over Broadway (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

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Listen to Guadalupe Garcia McCall, 2012 Pura Belpré Author Award Winner
Under the Mesquite

Under the Mesquite, by Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Listen to Guadalupe Garcia McCall introduce and read an excerpt from Under the Mesquite (Lee and Low)

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Listen to Duncan Tonatiuh, 2012 Pura Belpré Illustrator Award Winner
Diego Rivera

Diego Rivera: His World and Ours, written and illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh

Listen to Duncan Tonatiuh discuss the inspiration behind Diego Rivera: His World and Ours (Abrams)

Explore more 2012 Pura Belpré resources on TeachingBooks.net

Listen to Josh Schneider, 2012 Geisel Award Winner
Tales for Very Picky Eaters

Tales for Very Picky Eaters by Josh Schneider

Listen to Josh Schneider introduce and read an excerpt from Tales for Very Picky Eaters (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

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Listen to Dr. Adam Fortunate Eagle, 2012 Young Adult Winner of the American Indian Youth Literature Award
Pipestone

Pipestone: My Life in an Indian Boarding School by Dr. Adam Fortunate Eagle

Listen to Dr. Adam Fortunate Eagle introduce and read an excerpt from Pipestone (University of Oklahoma Press)

Explore more 2012 American Indian Youth Literature Award resources on TeachingBooks.net

Listen to Ed Young, 2012 Picture Book Winner of the Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature
The House Baba Built

The House Baba Built: An Artist's Childhood in China by Ed Young

Listen to Ed Young introduce and read an excerpt from The House Baba Built (Little Brown)

Explore more 2012 Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature resources on TeachingBooks.net

Listen to Bil Wright, 2012 Stonewall Medalist
Putting Makeup on a Fat Boy

Putting Makeup on the Fat Boy by Bil Wright

Listen to Bil Wright introduce and read an excerpt from Putting Makeup on the Fat Boy (S&S)

Explore more 2012 Stonewall Children's and Young Adult Literature Award resources on TeachingBooks.net

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