newberymedalsm.jpgThe winner of the 2009 Newbery Medal has been announced, and the winner is The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman.  The winner of the 2009 Caldecott Medal is The House in the Night illustrated by Beth Krommes and written by Susan Marie Swanson. Here is the complete list of award winners and honor books: Newbery Medal Winner      The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman Newbery Honor Books      The Underneath by Kathi Appelt      The Surrender Tree by Margarita Engle      Savvy by Ingrid Law      After Tupac & D Foster by Jacqueline Woodson Caldecott Medal Winner      The House in the Night by Susan Marie Swanson, illustrated by Beth      Krommes Caldecott Honor Books      A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever written and illustrated by Marla      Frazee      How I Learn Geography written and illustrated by Uri Shulevitz      A River of Words by Jen Bryant, illustrated by Melissa Sweet Coretta Scott King Author Award Winner      We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball by Kadir Nelson Coretta Scott King Author Honor Books      The Blacker the Berry by Joyce Carol Thomas      Keeping the Night Watch by Hope Anita Smith      Becoming Billie Holiday by Carole Boston Weatherford Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner      The Blacker the Berry by Joyce Carol Thomas, illustrated by Floyd Cooper Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Books      We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball written and illustrated      by Kadir Nelson      Before John Was a Jazz Giant by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by      Sean Qualls      The Moon Over Star by Dianna Hutts Aston, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney Pura Belpre Author Award Winner      The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom by Margarita      Engle Pura Belpre Author Honor Books      Just in Case by Yuyi Morales      Reaching Out by Francisco Jimenez      The Storyteller's Candle/La Velita de los Cuentos by Lucia Gonzalez Pura Belpre Illustrator Award Winner      Just in Case written and illustrated by Yuyi Morales Pura Belpre Illustrator Honor Books      Papa and Me by Arthur Dorros, illustrated by Rudy Gutierrez      The Storyteller's Candle by Jucia Gonzalez, illustrated by Julu Delacre      What Can You Do with a Rebozo? by Carmen Tafolla, illustrated by Amy      Cordova Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Winner      Are You Ready to Play Outside? by Mo Willems Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Books      Chicken Said, "Cluck!" by Judyann Ackerman Grant      One Boy by Laura Vaccaro Seeger      Stinky by Eleanor Davis      Wolfsnail: A Backyard Predator by Sarah C. Campbell