Announcing the ALA Youth Award Winners

Something tells me everyone’s reading list just got a little longer today. With so many amazing children’s and teen titles honored at today’s American Library Association’s 2018 Youth Media Awards, we know ours did.

This morning, in Denver, ALA announced the top books for children and young adults, including the prestigious Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards. ICYMI, here are the winners:

 

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Randolph Caldecott Medal

Wolf in the Snow | written and illustrated by Matthew Cordell and published by Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan

Full list

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John Newbery Medal

Hello, Universe | written by Erin Entrada Kelly and published by Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollions

Full list

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Coretta Scott King Book Awards

Piecing Me Together | written by Renée Watson and published by Bloomsbury Children’s Books

Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets | illustrated by Ekua Holmes and published by Candlewick

Full list: Author | Illustrator

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Michael L. Printz Award

We Are Okay | written by Nina LaCour and published by Dutton Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers

Full list

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Pura Belpré Awards 

Lucky Broken Girl | written by Ruth Behar and published by Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House

La Princesa and the Pea | illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal and published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons, an imprint of Penguin Random House

Full list: Author | Illustrator

View all winners here!

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