2015 Caldecott and Newbery Books Announced

The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend

Caldecott Winner

The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend By Dan Santat

 This magical story begins on an island far away where an imaginary friend is born. He patiently waits his turn to be chosen by a real child, but when he is overlooked time and again, he sets off on an incredible journey to the bustling city, where he finally meets his perfect match and-at long last-is given his special name: Beekle.



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Newbery Winner

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

“Alexander has the swagger and cool confidence of a star player and the finesse of a perfectly in-control ball-handler…[He] brings the novel-in-verse format to a fresh audience with this massively appealing package for reluctant readers, athletes especially.” –The Horn Book Magazine
For a complete listing of the Newbery, Caldecott, and other award winning books go to the American Library Association website:


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