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Commentary: Children's Books Awards

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Commentary: Children's Books Awards

Commentary: Children's Books Awards

Commentary: Children's Books Awards

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The Newbery and Caldecott awards, two coveted prizes in children's literature, will be announced Monday. Commentator Marah Gubar considers why such awards exist, and how the winners are decided.