Award Winning Books for Kids and Teens

Award Winning Books for Kids and Teens

On Monday, January 25, the American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards (YMA) were announced. The YMAs include the John Newbery Medal, Randolph Caldecott Medal, Coretta Scott King awards, and many more awards that are given to distinguished books and media for children and teens.

Beetle & the Hollowbones by Layne, Aliza
Catherine
When stars are scattered by Jamieson, Victoria
What about worms!? by Higgins, Ryan T.
See the cat : three stories about a dog by LaRochelle, David
Ty
King and the dragonflies by Callender, Kacen
Efrén divided : a novel by Cisneros, Ernesto
No vacancy by Cohen, Tziporah
The total eclipse of Nestor Lopez by Cuevas, Adrianna.
Lupe Wong won
Get a grip, Vivy Cohen! by Kapit, Sarah
When you trap a tiger by Keller, Tae
We dream of space by Kelly, Erin Entrada
Show me a sign by LeZotte, Ann Clare
Prairie lotus by Park, Linda Sue
A wish in the dark by Soontornvat, Christina
Turtle boy by Wolkenstein, M. Evan
Honeybee  : the busy life of apis mellifera by Fleming, Candace
How we got to the moon : an illustrated guide to one of the most challenging, dangerous and astounding achievements in human history by Rocco, John
All thirteen : the incredible cave resuce of the Thai boys
Me & Mama by Cabrera, Cozbi A.
Danbi leads the school parade by Kim, Anna.
Anya and the nightingale by Pasternack, Sofiya
I talk like a river by Scott, Jordan
Before the ever after by Woodson, Jacqueline
Lifting as we climb : Black women
Exquisite : the poetry and life of Gwendolyn Brooks by Slade, Suzanne
Box : Henry Brown mails himself to freedom by Weatherford, Carole Boston
Respect : Aretha Franklin, the queen of soul by Weatherford, Carole Boston
All the way to the top : how one girl
Magnificent homespun brown : a celebration by Doyon, Samara Cole
Where
The cat man of Aleppo by Latham, Irene
We are water protectors by Lindstrom, Carole
Welcoming Elijah : a Passover tale with a tail by Newman, Lesléa
¡Vamos! Let
The bear in my family by Tatsukawa, Maya
Outside in by Underwood, Deborah
The blackbird girls by Blankman, Anne
Fighting words by Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker

Browse the full lists of winning titles and place holds in our catalog! Children’s Award Winners | Teen Award Winners

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