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The Kate Greenaway Medal. E. Bridges, MLIS 5040 Trevecca Nazarene University May 2013. HISTORY and SIGNIFICANCE. The Kate Greenaway Medal is an award given in England for distinguished illustration in a children’s book Named for Kate Greenaway - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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The Kate Greenaway MedalE. Bridges, MLIS 5040Trevecca Nazarene UniversityMay 2013HISTORY and SIGNIFICANCEThe Kate Greenaway Medal is an award given in England for distinguished illustration in a childrens book

Named for Kate GreenawayPopular artist and childrens book author/illustrator in England, late 1800sCompeted with Randolph Caldecott Created a clothing style for children through art

-She studied at what is now the Royal College of Art in London-Began as an artist: watercolors, Christmas card scenes, Illustrated London News-Preferred to write the text for the pictures in her childrens books (mostly poems and rhymes)

2HISTORY and SIGNIFICANCEEstablished in 1955 First awarded in 1957Awarded annually (in England)Awarded to book published during previous year Books are nominated and chosen by library professionals!

Winners receive:A golden medal 500 worth of books to donate to a library 5,000 Colin Mears Award (cash)Awarded since 2000British accountant and childrens book collector

AWARD ORGANIZATIONAwarded by: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP)The ALA equivalent in England

CILIP members (library professionals) nominate books!

Judges panel is made up of 12 childrens librarians Members of Youth Libraries Group (YLG) division of CILIP

CILIP: provides professional development and continuing education resources, up-to-date library-related information, news, research, advocates for library professions/professionals, offers networking opportunities, etc. 4SELECTION CRITERIAOriginal publication:For children/young peopleIn United Kingdom or co-published in UK within 3 months of publication elsewhereIn English or Bilingual with English as one language

Outstanding artistic qualityStimulating and satisfying visual experience which leaves a lasting impression (CILIP, Criteria, Para. 7)Consider interaction between text and illustrations

All types of illustrated childrens books are eligiblePrevious Kate Greenaway winners are eligible

Click the trees to connect to the CILIP Living Archive of Greenaway Winners5(a few) WINNERS2012: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

2009: Harris Finds His Feet by Catherine Rayner

2007: The Adventures of the Dish and The Spoon by Mini Grey

2006: Wolves by Emily Gravett

2004: Ellas Big Chance by Shirley Hughes

6the SHADOWING SCHEMECreated in 1994

Reading and school groups shadow the judging processRead and write online reviewsWatch author and illustrator videosPost illustrations inspired by nominees workRead the judges blogSend questions to authorsLearn about the judgesConnect to free resources (for shadowing group leaders)

Click on the cover to watch the book trailer!Although children do not get to actually choose the winner, this site values their opinion and allows them to share it! It was also established to inspire motivation for reading the award winning books!7ReferencesChartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals. (2013). About us. Retrieved from, A., Malchiodi, A., Cabezas, C. A. Illuminated books: Kate Greenaway. Retrieved from http://www.illuminated-books.comillustrators/greenaway.htmThe CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Childrens Book Awards. (2013). The Kate Greenawaymedal. Retrieved from CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Childrens Book Awards. (2013). Shadowing site. Retrieved from (2013). Kate Greenaway. Retrieved from