Perkins Wins Newbery Medal!

Alas ... it's not this particular Perkins, but a wonderful writer named Lynne Rae Perkins. Here are all the 2005 award-winning books as chosen by the ALA:

Newbery Medal
  • Criss Cross by Lynne Rae Perkins (Greenwillow)
Newbery Honor Books
  • Whittington by Alan Armstrong, illustrated by SD Schindler (Random House)
  • Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow by Susan Campbell Bartoletti (Scholastic)
  • Princess Academy by Shannon Hale (Bloomsbury)
  • Show Way by Jacqueline Woodson, illustrated by Hudson Talbott (Putnam)
Printz Award (Young Adult Fiction)
  • Looking for Alaska by John Green (Dutton)
Printz Honor Books
  • Black Juice by Margo Lanagan (EOS)
  • I am the Messenger by Markus Zusak (Knopf)
  • John Lennon: All I Want is the Truth by E. Partridge (Penguin)
  • A Wreath for Emmett Till by Marilyn Nelson (Houghton Mifflin)
Caldecott Medal (Picture Books)
  • The Hello, Goodbye Window illustrated by Chris Raschka, written by Norton Juster (Hyperion)
Caldecott Honor Books
  • Rosa illustrated by Bryan Collier, written by Nikki Giovanni (Henry Holt)
  • Zen Shorts written and illustrated by Jon J Muth (Scholastic)
  • Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride written and illustrated by Marjorie Priceman (Simon & Schuster)
  • Song of the Water Boatman and Other Pond Poems illustrated by Beckie
  • Prange, written by Joyce Sidman (Houghton Mifflin)
Batchelder Award
  • An Innocent Soldier written by Josef Holub, translated from the German by Michael Hofmann (Scholastic)
Batchelder Honor Books
  • Limited for Nicholas written by René Goscinny, illustrated by Jean-Jacques Sempé, and translated from the French by Anthea Bell (Phaidon)
  • When I Was a Soldier written by Valérie Zenatti and translated from the French by Adriana Hunter (Bloomsbury)

Sibert Medal
  • Secrets of a Civil War Submarine: Solving the Mysteries of the H.L. Hunley written by Sally M. Walker (Lerner)
Sibert Honor Book
  • Hilter Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow by Susan Campbell Bartoletti (Scholastic)
Belpré Author Medal
  • The Tequila Worm by Viola Canales (Random House)
Belpré Illustrator Medal
  • Doña Flor: A Tall Tale About a Giant Woman with a Great Big Heart illustrated by Raul Colón and written by Pat Mora (Random House)
Belpré Author Honor Books
  • César: ¡Sí, Se Puede! Yes, We Can! by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand, illustrated by David Diaz (Marshall Cavendish)
  • Doña Flor: A Tall Tale About a Giant Woman with a Great Big Heart written by Pat Mora and illustrated by Raul Colón (Random House)
  • Becoming Naomi León by Pam Muñoz Ryan (Scholastic)
Belpré Illustrator Honor Books
  • Arrorró, Mi Niño: Latino Lullabies and Gentle Games selected and illustrated by Lulu Delacre (Lee & Low)
  • César: ¡Sí, Se Puede! Yes, We Can! illustrated by David Diaz, written
  • by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand (Marshall Cavendish)
  • My Name is Celia/Me llamo Celia: The Life of Celia Cruz/La Vida de Celia Cruz illustrated by Rafael López, written by Monica Brown (Rising Moon)
Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal
  • Henry and Mudge and the Great Grandpas written by Cynthia Rylant and illustrated by Sucie Stevenson (Simon & Schuster)
Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Books
  • Hi! Fly Guy by Tedd Arnold (Scholastic)
  • A Splendid Friend, Indeed by Suzanne Bloom (Boyds Mills Press)
  • Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa written by Erica Silverman and illustrated by
  • Betsy Lewin (Harcourt)
  • Amanda Pig and the Really Hot Day written by Jean Van Leeuwen and illustrated by Ann Schweninger (Penguin)