Books Laura Amy Schlitz Books by Laura Amy Schlitz Laura Amy Schlitz has written books about: Children's Books Young Adult Historical Fiction Fiction Nonfiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Laura Amy Schlitz Books Stories of Magic, Medieval Times Win Book Awards January 14, 2008 Each year, at the American Library Association's mid-winter meeting, the winners of the most prestigious prizes for children's books are announced: the Caldecott Medal for picture book, and the Newbery Award. Stories of Magic, Medieval Times Win Book Awards Listen Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/18086934/18093468" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript For Kids, Just Plain Fun Is a Comfort and a Joy November 28, 2006 What kid wouldn't like a comforting, joyful book for a holiday gift? A lot of 'em. For true holiday joy, make sure the books you give are truly enjoyable. Here are suggestions for different ages, stages and interests.