American Library Association announces 2023 Youth Media Award winners

NEW ORLEANS — The American Library Affiliation (ALA) today announced the prime guides, electronic media, video clip and audio textbooks for little ones and younger grown ups – including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards – at its LibLearnX: The Library Studying Encounter held January 27-30, in New Orleans.

A record of all the 2023 award winners and honor alternatives follows:

John Newbery Medal for the most exceptional contribution to kid’s literature: “Freewater,” created by Amina Luqman-Dawson, is the 2023 Newbery Medal winner. The e-book is released by JIMMY Patterson/Minimal, Brown Guides for Youthful Visitors.

A few Newbery Honor Publications also were being named: “Iveliz Explains It All,” written by Andrea Beatriz Arango and printed by Random Home Children’s Publications, a division of Penguin Random Home “The Final Mapmaker,” composed by Christina Soontornvat and revealed by Candlewick Push and “Maizy Chen’s Past Probability,” prepared by Lisa Yee and printed by Random House Children’s Books, a division of Penguin Random Dwelling.

Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for young children: “Hot Pet,” illustrated and prepared by Doug Salati, is the 2023 Caldecott Medal winner. The ebook was released by Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random Household Children’s Guides, a division of Penguin Random Residence. 

4 Caldecott Honor Guides also have been named: “Ain’t Burned All the Shiny,” illustrated by Jason Griffin, published by Jason Reynolds and printed by Caitlyn Dlouhy Publications/Atheneum Guides for Youthful Visitors, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing “Berry Song,” illustrated and published by Michaela Goade and published by Minor, Brown Books for Youthful Visitors, a division of Hachette E book Group, Inc. “Choosing Brave: How Mamie Till-Mobley and Emmett Until Sparked the Civil Rights Movement,” illustrated by Janelle Washington, published by Angela Pleasure and released by Roaring Brook Press, a division of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Team and “Knight Owl,” illustrated and published by Christopher Denise and printed by Christy Ottaviano Textbooks, an imprint of Small, Brown Guides for Younger Audience, a division of Hachette E book Group, Inc.  

Coretta Scott King (Author) E-book Award recognizing an African American writer and illustrator of exceptional books for children and youthful grown ups.

“Freewater,” composed by Amina Luqman-Dawson, is the King Writer E book winner. The reserve is printed by JIMMY Patterson/Little, Brown Textbooks for Younger Visitors.  

Three King Writer Honor Books ended up chosen: “Star Child: A Biographical Constellation of Octavia Estelle Butler,” written by Ibi Zoboi and printed by Dutton Children’s Textbooks, an imprint of Penguin Random Dwelling “The Discuss,” composed by Alicia D. Williams, illustrated by Briana Mukodiri Uchendu and posted by Atheneum Publications for Youthful Readers, an imprint of Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing Division and “Victory. Stand!: Raising My Fist for Justice,” penned by Tommie Smith and Derrick Barnes, illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile and released by Norton Younger Readers, an imprint of W.W. Norton & Business, Inc.

“Standing in the Want of Prayer: A Fashionable Retelling of the Common Religious,” illustrated by Frank Morrison, is the King Illustrator Book winner. The book is penned by Carole Boston Weatherford and published by Crown Guides for Younger Viewers, an imprint of Random Property Children’s Guides, a division of Penguin Random Property.

3 King Illustrator Honor Guides were being chosen: “Me and the Boss: A Tale about Mending and Enjoy,” illustrated by April Harrison, composed by Michelle Edwards and released by Anne Schwartz Textbooks, an imprint of Random Property Children’s Books, a division of Penguin Random Dwelling “Swim Group,” illustrated and created by Johnnie Christmas and released by HarperAlley, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers and “Victory. Stand!: Boosting My Fist for Justice,” illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile, prepared by Tommie Smith and Derrick Barnes and published by Norton Young Viewers, an imprint of W.W. Norton & Enterprise, Inc.

Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Writer Award: “We Are worthy of Monuments,” composed by Jas Hammonds, is the Steptoe writer award winner. The e-book is released by Roaring Brook Press, a division of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group.

Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award: “Choosing Brave: How Mamie Till-Mobley and Emmett Until Sparked the Civil Legal rights Motion,” illustrated by Janelle Washington, is the Steptoe illustrator award winner. The book is penned by Angela Joy and printed by Roaring Brook Press, a division of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group.

Coretta Scott King – Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Accomplishment:

Dr. Claudette McLinn is the winner of the Coretta Scott King – Virginia Hamilton Award for Life span Achievement. The award pays tribute to the high quality and magnitude of beloved children’s writer Virginia Hamilton. Dr. McLinn is the founder and government director of the Centre for the Review of Multicultural Children’s Literature (CSMCL). She is a retired district supervising librarian for the LA Unified College District with in excess of 34 a long time of encounter, a former bookseller and a a lot sought-soon after book award juror/presenter.

Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature prepared for young grown ups: “All My Rage,” published by Sabaa Tahir, is the 2023 Printz Award winner. The e-book is released by Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers, a division of Penguin Random House.

Four Printz Honor Publications also had been named: “Scout’s Honor,” created by Lily Anderson and posted by Henry Holt and Firm, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group “Icebreaker,” composed by A.L. Graziadei and revealed by Henry Holt and Company, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group “When the Angels Left the Outdated Country,” penned by Sacha Lamb and posted by Arthur A. Levine, an imprint of Levine Querido and “Queer Ducks (and Other Animals): The All-natural World of Animal Sexuality,” written by Eliot Schrefer and posted by Katherine Tegen Guides, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Schneider Family E-book Award for guides that embody an artistic expression of the disability working experience: “Listen: How Evelyn Glennie, a Deaf Female, Transformed Percussion,” prepared by Shannon Stocker, illustrated by Devon Holzwarth and released by Dial Textbooks for Youthful Visitors, an imprint of Penguin Random Dwelling, wins the award for youthful children (ages to 8). A person honor guide for young children was chosen: “In the Blue,” written and illustrated by Erin Hourigan and revealed by Tiny, Brown and Organization, a division of Hachette E-book Team, Inc.

“Wildoak,” composed by C.C. Harrington and posted by Scholastic Push, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., is the winner for center grades (ages 9 to 13). Two honor publications for middle grades had been chosen: “Hummingbird,” composed by Natalie Lloyd and published by Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. and “Honestly Elliott,” created by Gillian McDunn and released by Bloomsbury Children’s Books, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.

“The Phrases We Continue to keep,” prepared by Erin Stewart and printed by Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random Dwelling Children’s Guides, a division of Penguin Random Property, is the winner for teens (ages 14-18). A single honor book for teens was chosen: “Breathe and Count Back again from 10,” written by Natalia Sylvester and released by Clarion Textbooks, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Alex Awards for the 10 very best adult textbooks that charm to teen audiences: The 2023 Alex Award winners are: “A Lady’s Information to Fortune-Searching,” by Sophie Irwin, posted by Pamela Dorman Textbooks, an imprint of Penguin Random Household “Babel, Or the Necessity of Violence: An Arcane Historical past of the Oxford Translators’ Revolution,” by R. F. Kuang, revealed by Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers “Chef’s Kiss,” prepared by Jarrett Melendez, illustrated by Danica Brine, released by Oni Push, an imprint of Oni-Lion Forge Publishing Team “Daughter of the Moon Goddess,” by Sue Lynn Tan, posted by Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers “I’m Happy My Mom Died,” by Jennette McCurdy, posted by Simon & Schuster “Solito: A Memoir,” by Javier Zamora, released by Hogarth, an imprint of Random Residence, a division of Penguin Random Home “The High Desert: Black. Punk. Nowhere.,” published and illustrated by James Spooner, printed by Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers “The Kaiju Preservation Modern society,” by John Scalzi, printed by Tor Publications, an imprint of Tom Doherty Associates, a division of Macmillan Publishing Team “True Biz,” by Sara Nović, posted by Random Dwelling, an imprint and division of Penguin Random Home and “Wash Working day Diaries,” created by Jamila Rowser, illustrated by Robyn Smith, published by Chronicle Books.

The ALSC Children’s Literature Lecture is an yearly function showcasing an creator, critic, librarian, historian or teacher of children’s literature. Writer Rita Williams-Garcia will provide the 2024 ALSC Children’s Literature Lecture. Williams-Garcia has created over a dozen guides for youngsters and teens and is the receiver of many awards, such as the Boston Globe-Horn Guide Award, the Scott O’Dell Historical Fiction Award, three Coretta Scott King Writer Awards, and a Newbery Honor Award.

Children’s Literature Legacy Award honors an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have designed, more than a interval of a long time, a sizeable and long lasting contribution to literature for kids by way of publications that show integrity and respect for all children’s lives and ordeals. The 2023 winner is James E. Ransome. His award-successful performs contain “Uncle Jed’s Barbershop,” which received the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award, 1994 and “The Development,” recipient of the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award, 1995. In addition, Ransome has obtained the IBBY Honor Award for “The Creation,” and the NAACP Impression Award for “Let My Persons Go.”

Margaret A. Edwards Award for life time achievement in creating for younger grownups: The 2023 winner is Jason Reynolds, whose textbooks incorporate: “Long Way Down,” “Ghost,” “All American Boys” and “When I Was the Greatest,” among the other titles. 

Mildred L. Batchelder Award for an excellent children’s ebook initially released in a language other than English in a state other than the United States, and subsequently translated into English for publication in the United States: “Just a Lady: A Correct Story of Environment War II” is the 2023 Batchelder Award winner. Originally published in Italian as “Una bambina e basta. Raccontata agli altri bambini e basta,” the e book was penned by Lia Levi, illustrated by Jess Mason, translated by Sylvia Notini and posted by HarperCollins Publishers. 

3 Honor Publications also ended up selected: “Different: A Tale of the Spanish Civil War,” revealed by Eerdmans Publications for Youthful Viewers, an imprint of Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., written by Mónica Montañés, illustrated by Eva Sánchez Gómez and translated by Lawrence Schimel “Dragonfly Eyes,” released by Candlewick Push, created by Cao Wenxuan and translated by Helen Wang and “João by a Thread,” revealed by Somewhere else Editions, penned and illustrated by Roger Mello and translated by Daniel Hahn.  

Odyssey Award for the greatest audiobooks created for youngsters and younger grown ups, readily available in English in the United States: “Stuntboy, in the Meantime,” produced by Taryn Beato for Simon & Schuster Audio, is the 2023 Odyssey Award winner for youngsters. The e book is published by Jason Reynolds and narrated by Guy Lockard, Nile Bullock and Angel Pean with a complete forged. “The Honeys,” manufactured by Melissa Ellard for Scholastic Audio, is the 2023 Odyssey Award winner for young adults. The book is composed by Ryan La Sala and narrated by Pete Cross.

Four Odyssey Honor Audiobooks had been picked: “The Three Billy Goats Gruff,” created by Melissa Ellard and Paul Gagne for Weston Woods Studios and Scholastic Audio, retold and narrated by Mac Barnett “Demon in the Wooden Graphic Novel,” manufactured by Steve Wagner and Michelle Altman for Macmillan Youthful Listeners, an imprint of Macmillan Audio, penned by Leigh Bardugo, adaptation by Garet Scott and narrated by Ben Barnes and a entire forged “Inheritance: A Visual Poem,” manufactured by Caitlin Garing for Quill Books, an imprint of HarperAudio, and composed and narrated by Elizabeth Acevedo and “The 1st Helping (Lunch Woman Books 1 & 2),” produced by Jarrett J. Krosoczka and Lauren Klein Executive Producer Nick Martorelli for Listening Library, an imprint of Penguin Random Property Audio Publishing Group, written Jarrett J. Krosoczka and narrated by Kate Flannery, the creator and a entire cast.

Pura Belpré Awards honoring Latinx writers and illustrators whose kid’s and youthful adult publications best portray, affirm and rejoice the Latino cultural expertise: 

“Where Question Grows,” illustrated by Adriana M. Garcia, is the 2023 Pura Belpré Youth Illustration Award winner. The book was composed by Xelena González and posted by Cinco Puntos Press, an imprint of Lee & Very low Textbooks Inc.

6 Belpré Youth Illustration Honor Publications have been named: “The Coquíes Nevertheless Sing,” illustrated by Krystal Quiles, penned by Karina Nicole González and posted by Roaring Brook Press, a division of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group “A Land of Publications: Goals of Younger Mexihcah Word Painters,” illustrated and penned by Duncan Tonatiuh and printed by Abrams Guides for Younger Audience, an imprint of ABRAMS “Magic: Once On a Faraway Land,” illustrated and prepared by Mirelle Ortega and posted by Cameron Little ones, an imprint of Cameron + Business, a division of ABRAMS “Phenomenal AOC: The Roots and Rise of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,” illustrated by Loris Lora, prepared by Anika Aldamuy Denise and revealed by HarperCollins Children’s Publications, a division of HarperCollins Publishers “Srta. Quinces,” illustrated and penned by Kat Fajardo, translated by Scholastic Inc. and revealed by Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. and “Still Dreaming / Seguimos soñando,” illustrated by Magdalena Mora, written by Claudia Guadalupe Martínez, translated by Luis Humberto Crosthwaite and revealed by Children’s Ebook Push, an imprint of Lee & Minimal Textbooks Inc.

“Frizzy,” prepared by Claribel A. Ortega, is the 2023 Pura Belpré Children’s Writer Award winner. The e-book is illustrated by Rose Bousamra and released by First Second, a division of Macmillan Kid’s Publishing Team. 

Three Belpré Children’s Author Honor Textbooks had been named: “The Coquíes Nevertheless Sing,” prepared by Karina Nicole González, illustrated by Krystal Quiles and released by Roaring Brook Push, a division of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Team “The Notebook Keeper: A Story of Kindness from the Border,” prepared by Stephen Briseño, illustrated by Magdalena Mora and posted by Random House Studio, an imprint of Random Household Children’s Guides, a division of Penguin Random Residence and “Tumble,” composed by Celia C. Pérez and printed by Kokila, an imprint of Penguin Random Property.

“Burn Down, Rise Up,” composed by Vincent Tirado, is the 2023 Pura Belpré Young Adult Writer Award winner. The reserve is posted by Sourcebooks Fireplace, an imprint of Sourcebooks. 

3 Belpré Youthful Adult Creator Honor Ebook were named: “Breathe and Rely Back again from Ten,” prepared by Natalia Sylvester and released by Clarion Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers “High Spirits,” published by Camille Gomera-Tavarez and revealed by Arthur A. Levine, an imprint of Levine Querido and “The Lesbiana’s Information to Catholic College,” prepared by Sonora Reyes and published by Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

The Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award for most distinguished informational ebook for little ones: “Seen and Unseen: What Dorothea Lange, Toyo Miyatake, and Ansel Adams’s Photos Reveal About the Japanese American Incarceration,” written by Elizabeth Partridge and illustrated by Lauren Tamaki, is the 2023 Sibert Award winner. The ebook is released by Chronicle Publications.

Four Sibert Honor Publications were being named: “Choosing Brave: How Mamie Until-Mobley and Emmett Till Sparked the Civil Rights Movement,” written by Angela Pleasure, illustrated by Janelle Washington and published by Roaring Brook Push, a division of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Team “A Seed Grows,” created and illustrated by Antoinette Portis and posted by Neal Porter Guides, an imprint of Getaway Property “Sweet Justice: Georgia Gilmore and the Montgomery Bus Boycott,” composed by Mara Rockliff, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie and printed by Random House Studio, an imprint of Random Residence Children’s Guides, a division of Penguin Random Residence and “The Tower of Existence: How Yaffa Eliach Rebuilt Her Town in Stories and Pictures,” created by Chana Stiefel, illustrated by Susan Gal and released by Scholastic Push, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.

Stonewall E-book Awards – Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s & Young Grownup Literature Award given annually to English-language operates of fantastic benefit for small children or teens relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience.

“Love, Violet,” written by Charlotte Sullivan Wild, illustrated by Charlene Chua and revealed by Farrar Straus Giroux Guides for Youthful Audience, a division of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Team, is the 2023 recipient of the Stonewall Reserve Awards – Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s Literature Award.

4 Honor Publications for children’s literature were selected: “In the Key of Us,” created by Mariama J. Lockington and released by Farrar Straus Giroux Publications for Youthful Visitors, a division of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Team “Kapaemahu,” composed by Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson, illustrated by Daniel Sousa and printed by Kokila, an imprint of Penguin Random Household “The True Riley Mayes,” created and illustrated by Rachel Elliott and posted by Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, and HarperAlley, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers and “Powerful,” composed by Rob Kearney & Eric Rosswood, illustrated by Nidhi Chanani and published by Minimal, Brown and Corporation, a division of Hachette Reserve Team, Inc.  

“When the Angels Left the Previous Country,” written by Sacha Lamb and revealed by Arthur A. Levine, an imprint of Levine Querido, is the 2023 recipient of the Stonewall Reserve Awards – Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Young Grownup Literature Award.

4 Honor Publications for Young Adult Literature were being picked: “I Kissed Shara Wheeler,” created by Casey McQuiston and published by Wednesday Textbooks, an imprint of St. Martin’s Publishing Group “Kings of B’more,” penned by R. Eric Thomas and released by Kokila, an imprint of Penguin Random Property “Man o’ War,” published by Cory McCarthy and posted by Dutton Publications, an imprint of Penguin Random House and “The Summer season of Bitter and Sweet,” written by Jen Ferguson (Métis/white) and revealed by Heartdrum, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for the most distinguished beginning reader e-book: “I Did It!,” penned and illustrated by Michael Emberley, is the 2023 Geisel Award winner. The book is published by Holiday break House.

4 Geisel Honor Books ended up named: “Fish and Wave,” written and illustrated by Sergio Ruzzier and posted by HarperAlley, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers “Gigi and Ojiji,” written and illustrated by Melissa Iwai and revealed by Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers “Owl and Penguin,” written and illustrated by Vikram Madan and revealed by Holiday getaway Property and “A Seed Grows,” written and illustrated by Antoinette Portis and printed by Neal Porter Books, an imprint of Holiday break Dwelling.

William C. Morris Award for a debut e book printed by a initial-time author crafting for teens:

“The Existence and Crimes of Hoodie Rosen,” written by Isaac Blum, is the 2023 Morris Award winner. The e book is posted by Philomel Textbooks, an imprint of Penguin Younger Viewers, a division of Penguin Random Household. 

Four other guides have been finalists for the award: “The Summer months of Bitter and Sweet,” composed by Jen Ferguson (Métis/white) and published by Heartdrum, an imprint of HarperCollins Children’s Books “Wake the Bones,” written by Elizabeth Kilcoyne and posted by Wednesday Textbooks, an imprint of St. Martin’s Publishing Team at Macmillan “The Lesbiana’s Tutorial to Catholic College,” published by Sonora Reyes and posted by Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers and “Hell Adopted with Us,” composed by Andrew Joseph White and printed by Peachtree Teen, an imprint of Peachtree Publishing Business.

YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Youthful Adults: “Victory. Stand!: Elevating My Fist for Justice,” prepared by Tommie Smith and Derrick Barnes, is the 2023 Excellence winner. The e-book is illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile and printed by Norton Younger Visitors, an imprint of W. W. Norton & Company. 

Four other textbooks had been finalists for the award:  “Abuela, Never Fail to remember Me,” published by Rex Ogle and released by Norton Younger Viewers, an imprint of W. W. Norton & Company “American Murderer: The Parasite that Haunted the South,” created by Gail Jarrow and published by Calkins Creek “A Encounter for Picasso: Coming of Age with Crouzon Syndrome,” written by Ariel Henley and released by Farrar Straus Giroux Guides for Young Visitors, a division of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group and “Unequal: A Story of The usa,” published by Michael Eric Dyson and Marc Favreau and released by Very little, Brown Guides for Younger Readers, a division of Hachette Ebook Team, Inc.

Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature.  The award promotes Asian/Pacific American culture and heritage and is awarded dependent on literary and artistic advantage. The award presents a few youth classes such as Photo E-book, Children’s Literature and Youth Literature. The award is administered by the Asian Pacific American Librarians Affiliation (APALA), an affiliate of the American Library Association.  This year’s winners involve:

The Image E book winner is “From the Tops of the Trees,” prepared by Kao Kalia Yang, illustrated by Rachel Wada and released by Carolrhoda Guides, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Team. The committee selected a single Image Reserve honor title: “Nana, Nenek & Nina” composed and illustrated by Liza Ferneyhough and revealed by Dial Textbooks, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers, a division of Penguin Random Residence.

The Children’s Literature winner is “Maizy Chen’s Very last Likelihood,” penned by Lisa Yee and printed by Random Property Publications for Younger Viewers, an imprint of Random Property Children’s Textbooks, a division of Penguin Random Household. The committee picked 1 Children’s Literature honor title: “Troublemaker,” prepared by John Cho, with Sarah Suk and published by Small, Brown Publications for Young Visitors, a division of Hachette Book Team, Inc.

The Youth Literature winner is “Himawari Home,” created and illustrated by Harmony Becker and printed by Initially Second, an imprint of Macmillan. The committee picked one Youth Literature honor title: “The Silence that Binds Us,” published by Joanna Ho and printed by HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollins.

The Sydney Taylor E-book Award is offered annually to superb guides for little ones and teenagers that authentically portray the Jewish working experience. Offered by the Affiliation of Jewish Libraries since 1968, the award encourages the publication and popular use of excellent Judaic literature. This year’s Gold Medalists incorporate: Image Book winner: “The Tower of Life: How Yaffa Eliach Rebuilt Her Town in Tales and Images,” by Chana Stiefel, illustrated by Susan Gal and published by Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. Middle Grade winner: “Aviva vs. the Dybbuk,” by Mari Lowe and published by Arthur A. Levine, an imprint of Levine Querido and Younger Adult winner: “When the Angels Still left the Previous Nation,” by Sacha Lamb and posted by Arthur A. Levine, an imprint of Levine Querido. 

Sydney Taylor Book Award Silver Medalists include: Photograph Ebook honors: “Big Dreams, Modest Fish,” prepared and illustrated by Paula Cohen and published by Arthur A. Levine, an imprint of Levine Querido “The Extremely Greatest Sukkah: A Tale from Uganda,” by Shoshana Nambi, illustrated by Moran Yogev and posted by Kalaniot Publications, an imprint of Limitless Mountains Publishing Corporation and “Sitting Shiva,” by Erin Silver, illustrated by Michelle Theodore and posted by Orca E book Publishers Center Quality honors: “Honey and Me,” by Meira Drazin and released by Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. “Black Bird, Blue Street,” by Sofiya Pasternack and revealed by Versify, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers and “Ellen Outside the Strains,” by A. J. Sass and posted by Minor, Brown and Corporation, an imprint of Hachette E book Group, Inc. and Youthful Grownup honors: “My Good Fellow: A Mouth watering Entanglement,” by Jennieke Cohen and released by HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers “Some Sort of Hate,” by Sarah Darer Littman and posted by Scholastic Push, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. and “Eight Evenings of Flirting,” by Hannah Reynolds and printed by Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC. 

Identified all over the world for the high excellent they characterize, ALA awards guide mom and dad, educators, librarians and others in selecting the greatest resources for youth. Selected by judging committees of librarians and other children’s specialists, the awards encourage initial and resourceful operate. For extra information and facts on the ALA youth media awards and notables, remember to visit www.ala.org/yma.

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