Yesterday, young adult author Sarah Dooley and Newbery Honor-winning Patricia C. McKissack were named recipients of the 2012 Pen Literary Awards.
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By Shelley Diaz on August 31, 2012
By SLJ on May 30, 2012
Leo Dillon, the first African American to win the Caldecott Medal, died May 26 in Brooklyn, NY, following “complications of a sudden illness requiring lung surgery,” says Bonnie Verburg, his longtime editor at Scholastic’s Blue Sky Press. He was 79.