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 Flipboard 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 Toggle more options 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 End-of-Year Book Selections, 2006 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.