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January means a lot of things: a new year, chilly weather, both of my sons’ birthdays…and award season! Everybody knows about the Golden Globes and the Academy Awards (The Golden Compass, based on the book by Philip Pullman, was nominated for two Oscars!), but did you know that January is also the month that the American Library Association (ALA) announces the best books of the year for kids and teens? See the winning titles and honor books later in this newsletter. As always, there were lots of surprises.