2004 Mitten Award Announced
The Michigan Library Association's Children's Services Division has announced the winner of the 2004 Mitten Award. This award is for the best children's book published during a calendar year as decided by a committee of youth services librarians from all over the state.
The 2004 winner is Ida B:--And Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World by Katherine Hannigan. Two Honor Books were also chosen: The Young Man and the Sea by Rodman Philbrick and Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems.