Award Winners, Book Lists

2020 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)

  • Winner: Dig by A.S. King

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

American Indian Youth Literature Award (Honors the very best writing and illustrations by and about American Indians.)

Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature (The award promotes Asian/Pacific American culture and heritage and is awarded based on literary and artistic merit.)

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

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)

Sydney Taylor Book Award (For outstanding books for kids and teens that authentically portray the Jewish experience.)

William C Morris Award (For a debut book published by a first time author.)

YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction

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