Lerner Publishing Group Wins Michael L. Printz Honor and Mildred L. Batchelder Honor

Lerner Publishing Group has received two 2019 American Library Association ALA Youth Media Awards The ALA announced at the Midwinter Meeting in Seattle today that a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Flernerbookscom2Fshop2Fshow2F15488ampesheet51931618ampnewsitemid20190128005607amplanenUSampanchorI2CClaudiaampindex1ampmd5464be4771ded35f136d422c5fed59332 relnofollowiI Claudiaia by Mary McCoy is the recipient of a Michael L Printz Honor and a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Flernerbookscom2Fshop2Fshow2F15494ampesheet51931618ampnewsitemid20190128005607amplanenUSampanchorMyBeijing3AFourStoriesofEverydayWonderampindex2ampmd5243cf24db2f523d081b5079b85d6d092 relnofollowiMy Beijing Four Stories of Everyday Wonderiai iby Nie Jun is the recipient of a Mildred L Batchelder Honor pblockquotep idpullquotepblockquote p a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Flernerbookscom2Fshop2Fshow2F15488ampesheet51931618ampnewsitemid20190128005607amplanenUSampanchorI2CClaudiaampindex3ampmd55c00cd17c5a22e9aeeb315a3979b72b9 relnofollowiI Claudiaiai iwritten by Mary McCoy and published in 2018 by a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Flernerbookscom2FPages2FCarolrhodaLabampesheet51931618ampnewsitemid20190128005607amplanenUSampanchorCarolrhodaLabC2AEampindex4ampmd59cdb6c5fca885a14b20338169f36970f relnofollowCarolrhoda Laba an imprint of a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttp3A2F2Fwwwlernerbookscom2Fampesheet51931618ampnewsitemid20190128005607amplanenUSampanchorLernerPublishingGroupE284A2ampindex5ampmd51a80862867a1959e81cde4f490807ff8 relnofollowLerner Publishing Groupa is the recipient of a Michael L Printz Honor which awards books that exemplify literary excellence in young adult literature Named one of iBooklists iTop 10 YA Books for Adults and one of iKirkus Reviewsi Best Teen Books of 2018 iI Claudiaibased loosely upon the seminal novel iI Claudiusi by Robert Gravestells the story of disaffected teen historian Claudia McCarthy Inadvertently pulled into her high schools tumultuous Senate and powerful Honor Council Claudia finds herself in positions of authority she never dreamed shed hold As she struggles with scandal teen tyrants and thorny political dilemmas Claudia tries to be a force for goodbut shes about to find out if absolute power really does corrupt absolutely Mary McCoys absorbing tale sheds light on authoritarianism through the story of a shrewd teen who uses ingenious methods to tell her version of history p p a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank 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publishers of the most outstanding childrens books originally published in a foreign language in a foreign country and translated into English Originally published by the Gallimard Jeunesse in 2016 iMy Beijingi was translated into English by Edward Gauvin Named a 2018 iNew York Timesi Notable Childrens Book iMy Beijingi introduces readers to Yuer a small girl with big hopes her grandfather whose heart is as open as his imagination and their ihutongi in Beijing where stories and magic pop up around every corner Master cartoonist Nie Juns interconnected stories of swimming through the air bug concerts and swapped dentures bring to life a neighborhood where all the boys and girls have their own big dreamsno matter how old they really are p p We are thrilled to receive a Printz Honor and a Batchelder Honor in the same year said Adam Lerner Publisher and CEO of Lerner Publishing Group The quality and diverse stories that iI Claudiai and iMy Beijingi share are a treasure for readers of all ages Congratulations to Mary McCoy and Nie Jun on these welldeserved awards and thank you to the Printz and Batchelder committee members for their dedication and recognition of remarkable childrens books p p For more information about iI Claudia iand iMy Beijing ivisit a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fwwwlernerbookscomampesheet51931618ampnewsitemid20190128005607amplanenUSampanchorlernerbookscomampindex9ampmd5e8216e42537b6eea710b6cc6cf070a3e relnofollowlernerbookscoma p p bAbout Carolrhoda Labbbra referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Flernerbookscom2FPages2FCarolrhodaLabampesheet51931618ampnewsitemid20190128005607amplanenUSampanchorCarolrhodaLabC2AEampindex10ampmd531306fb7970b489094de2ee058a23af0 relnofollowbCarolrhoda Labba an imprint of a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank 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