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Katherine Applegate's "The One and Only Ivan" has won the John Newbery Medal for the outstanding book of 2012. John Klassen's "This Is Not My Hat" received the Randolph Caldecott Medal for outstanding illustration.
Santa has kicked the habit in time for Christmas. No, not the sugar plum habit, or his fur-wearing habit, or his penchant for romping recklessly around open flame.
Veronica Roth is the current rave among teen readers, according to a new survey.
So much for Santa Claus, who could turn up slim and gluten-free at any moment. A new version of the classic "A Visit from St. Nicholas" edits out all references to Mr. Claus' pipe smoking in the beloved old poem, rewritten by Pamela McColl, a writer and smoking-cessation advocate in Vancouver, Canada.
Anne Enright's novel "The Forgotten Waltz" and Robert Massie's biography "Catherine the Great" have won the first-ever Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in literature.
It took 20 years but the group Bruce Springsteen once praised as being almost as good as a lousy garage band is finally calling it quits.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Malcolm X and a best-seller about Catherine the Great are among the finalists for a new literary prize.
The sponsors of the top prizes in children's literature have established two awards for grown-ups.
The American Library Association is urging Random House Inc. to reconsider its steep increases in the price of e-books for library wholesalers