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ALA Award Winners

Each year the American Library Association honors books, videos, and other outstanding materials for children and teens. Selected by committees composed of librarians and other literature and media experts, the awards encourage original and creative work in the field of children’s and young adult literature and media.

The 2018 Youth Media Awards were announced on February 12.

Browse this year's winners below! For the full list, or to learn more about each award, visit the ALA's website. If you're looking for the Odyssey Awards for best audiobook recordings, check out our digital audiobooks!

 

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Hello, Universe Cover Image
By Erin Entrada Kelly, Isabel Roxas (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062414151
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 14th, 2017

2018 Newbery Medalist


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Wolf in the Snow Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250076366
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - January 3rd, 2017

2018 Caldecott Medalist


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We Are Okay Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525425892
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2017

2018 Printz Award Winner


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The Hate U Give Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062498533
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 28th, 2017

2018 William C. Morris YA Debut Award Winner


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Piecing Me Together Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781681191058
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - February 14th, 2017

2018 Coretta Scott King Author Award Winner


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Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763680947
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Published: Candlewick - March 14th, 2017

2018 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner


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Little & Lion Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316349000
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 8th, 2017

2018 Stonewall Award Winner


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The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374303235
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 17th, 2017

2018 Stonewall Award Winner


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Lucky Broken Girl Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399546440
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - April 11th, 2017

2018 Pura Belpre Author Award Winner


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La Princesa and the Pea Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399251566
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 5th, 2017

2018 Pura Belpre Illustrator Award Winner


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Charlie & Mouse: Book 1 Cover Image
By Laurel Snyder, Emily Hughes (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781452131535
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 11th, 2017

2018 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Winner


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Twelve Days in May: Freedom Ride 1961 Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781629795867
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Published: Calkins Creek - October 24th, 2017

2018 Robert F. Sibert Medalist


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Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780805093391
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - April 18th, 2017

2018 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction Winner


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You're Welcome, Universe Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399551413
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - March 7th, 2017

2018 Schneider Family Teen Book Award Winner


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Macy McMillan and the Rainbow Goddess Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781772780338
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Published: Pajama Press - May 15th, 2017

2018 Schneider Family Middle School Book Award Winner


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Silent Days, Silent Dreams Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780545927611
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - October 31st, 2017

2018 Schneider Family Young Children's Book Award Winner