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  • Carnegie Medal shortlist

    Mon, 27 Apr 2009 03:38

    The Carnegie Medal is awarded annually to the writer of an outstanding book for children.

    The Carnegie Medal was established by in 1936, in memory of the great Scottish-born philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919). Carnegie was a self-made industrialist who made his fortune in steel in the USA. His experience of using a library as a child led him to resolve that "if ever wealth came to me that it should be used to establish free libraries."

    The shortlist for this year's medal comprises:

     

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