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ALA Award Winners

Transcribed from their text message service for your education and enlightenment. Note that I’ve included all of their awards.

Note that I’m only getting the award winners. I’ll edit this post with honor books when I’ve got that information.

First the ones with YA Interest:

Printz Award (Best YA): The White Darkness by Geradline McCaughrean Honor books: Dreamquake, One Whole and Perfect Day, Repossessed, Your Own Sylvia

Edwards Award (YA – contribution to the field): Orson Scott Card

Alex Awards (Best Adult books for YA: Ten titles. Check out the YALSA Website for details.

And the others:

Caldecott Award (Best Illustrated/Picture Book): The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
Honor books: Henry’s Freedom Box, First the Egg, The Wall, Knuffle Bunny 2

Geisel Award (Best Book for Young Children): There Is a Bird on Your Head by Mo Willems
Honor books: First the Egg, Hello Bumble Bat, Jazz Baby, Vulture View

Newbery Award (Best Children’s Book): Good Masters, Sweet Ladies by Laura Ann Schlitz
Honor books: Elijah of Buxton, The Wednesday Wars, Feathers

Coretta Scott King Award (Best African American Illustrator): Let It Shine by Ashley Bryan
Honor books: The Secret Olivia Told Me, Jazz on a Saturday Night

Coretta Scott King Award (Best African American Author): Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis
Honor books: November Blues, Twelve Rounds to Glory

Coretta Scott King Award Steptoe (Best African American New Talent): Brendan Buckley’s Universe and Everything in It by Sundee Frazier

Pura Belpre Medal (Best Hispanic Illustrator): Los Gatos Black on Halloween illus by Yuyi Morales
Honor books: My Name is Gabito, My Colors My World

Pura Belpre Medal (Best Hispanic Author): The Poet Slave of Cuba by Margarita Engle
Honor books: Frida: Viva la Vida, Martina the Beautiful Cockroach Los Gatos Black on Halloween

Odyssey Award (Best Audiobook): Jazz produced by Live Oak Media
Honor books: Bloody Jack (Listen and Live), Treasure Island (Listening Library), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Listening Library), Dooby, Dooby, Moo (Scholastic), Skullduggery Pleasant (Harper Collins)

Schneider Award (Best Portrayal of a Disability – Younger): Kami and the Yaks

Schneider Award (Best Portrayal of a Disability – Middle Grades): Reaching for Sun

Schneider Award (Best Portrayal of a Disability – Older): Hurt Go Happy

Batchelder Award (Best Translation): Brave Story by Miyuku Miyabe
Honor books: The Cat, Nicholas and the Gang

Sibert Medal (Best Nonfiction): The Wall by Peter Sis
Honor books: Nic Bishop Spiders, Lightship

Carnegie Award (Best Video): Jump In! produced by Disney DVD
Honor videos:


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