Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village by Laura Amy Schlitz, is the 2008 Newbery Medal winner.
Randolph Caldecott Medal recognizes the most distinguished American picture book for children.
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick, is the 2008 Caldecott Medal winner.
Four Caldecott Honor Books were named:
Henry’s Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad by Ellen Levine, ill. by Kadir Nelson
First the Egg by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain by Peter Sis
Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity by Mo Willems.
The White Darkness by Geraldine McCaughrean
Robert F. Sibert Medal for most distinguished informational book for children: