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Youth Book Awards Announced!

Mon, 2015-02-02 09:08
The American Library Association announced their Youth Media Awards this morning at 6 am PST. Awards included the prestigious Randolph Caldecott Medal for best picture book, the Newbery Medal for best book for children, the Geisel Award for best beginning reader and the Michael L. Printz Award for best young adult book.

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For more ALA Youth Media Award information visit the Association for Library Services to Children's website here. Please note that the full list of winners may not be on the website right away. Check this press release for the full list of winners and honor books.

Award: Newbery Medal
Title: Crossover
Author: Kwame Alexander
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Award: Caldecott Medal
Title: The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend
Author & Illustrator: Dan Santat
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Award: Geisel Award
Title: You Are (Not) Small
Author: Anna Kang
Illustrator: Christopher Weyant
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Award: Paula Belpré Award - Illustrations
Title: Viva Frida
Author & Illustrator: Yuyi Morales
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Award: Paula Belpré Award - Text
Title: I Lived On Butterfly Hill
Author: Marjorie Agosín
Illustrator: Lee White
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Award: Coretta Scott King - Illustrations
Title: Firebird
Author: Misty Copeland
Illustrator: Christopher Myers
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Award: Coretta Scott King - Text
Title: Brown Girl Dreaming
Author: Jacqueline Woodson
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Award: Sibert Medal
Title: The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus
Author: Jen Bryant
Illustrator: Melissa Sweet
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Award: Odyssey Award
Title: H.O.R.S.E. A Game of Basketball and Imagination
Author: Christopher Myers
Produced by: Live Oak Media
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Award: Printz Medal
Title: I'll Give You the Sun
Author: Jandy Nelson
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