Award Winners

2019 Book Awards!

The American Library Association has announced this year’s Youth Media Award Winners and honor books. Included are:

Michael L. Printz Award (excellence in literature for Young Adults)

Coretta Scott King Award (recognizing African American authors and illustrators of outstanding books for children and young adults)

Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award

Pura Belpre Award (honoring Latino writers and illustrators whose children’s books best portray, affirm and celebrate the Latino cultural experience)

Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award (most distinguished informational book for children)

Stonewall Book Award–Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s & Young Adult Literature Award (English-language children’s and young adult books of exceptional merit relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience)

Schneider Family Book Award ( books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experience)

William C. Morris Award (honoring a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens) – Check at all the finalists here

YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults – Check at all the finalists here

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