Newbery, Caldecott, & more


This morning the American Library Association announced the winners of the 2017 Youth Media Awards. Here are the winners:

Newbery Medal (most outstanding contribution to children’s literature):


The Girl Who Drank the Moon, by Kelly Barnhill




Newbery Honor books:
Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life, by Ashley Bryan,
The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, the Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog,by Adam Gidwitz
Wolf Hollow, by Lauren Wolk

Caldecott Medal (most distinguished American picture book for children):


Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, illustrated and written by Javaka Steptoe



Caldecott Honor books:
Leave Me Alone! illustrated and written by Vera Brosgol
Freedom in Congo Square, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie, written by Carole Boston Weatherford
Du Iz Tak? illustrated and written by Carson Ellis
They All Saw a Cat, illustrated and written by Brendan Wenzel

Corretta Scott King (Author) Book Award:
March: Book Three, by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin

Coretta Scott King (Illustrator) Book Award:
Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, illustrated and written  by Javaka Steptoe

There were many more medals awarded this morning. Click here to see them all.


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