Jan 14, 2008 — Each year, at the American Library Association's mid-winter meeting, the winners of the most prestigious prizes for children's books are announced: the Caldecott Medal for picture book, and the Newbery Award.
Nov 24, 2006 — M.T. Anderson is the author of several books for children and young adults, including The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, the 2006 National Book Award Winner for Young People's Literature and Feed, which was a finalist for the National Book Award in 2002.
Jul 6, 2006 — Walter Mosley, the creator of the bestselling Easy Rawlings mysteries, has accomplished something remarkable with his young-adult novel 47, according to author Steven Barnes: "He used the struggles of one frightened boy to represent [a] common yearning."
Jun 8, 2005 — Karen Grigsby Bates talks with writer Walter Mosley about his newest book, 47. It's written for young adults, and mixes science fiction and magical realism to tell the story of a young slave's fight for freedom.