Earlier this morning, the American Library Association released its list of Youth Media Award winners!
Here are some of the more popular awards for children:
John Newbery Medal
The most outstanding contribution to children's literature.
Hello, Universe written by Erin Entrada Kelly
Randolph Caldecott Medal
The most distinguished American picture book for children
Wolf in the Snow illustrated and written by Matthew Cordell
Coretta Scott King Book Award
Recognizing an African-American author and illustrator of outstanding books for children and young adults.
Piecing Me Together written by Renée Watson
Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets illustrated by Ekula Holmes
Schneider Family Book Award
Books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experience.
Silent Days, Silent Dreams written & illustrated by Allen Say
Macy MacMillan and the Rainbow Goddess written by Shari Green
Pura Belpré Award
Lucky Broken Girl written by Ruth Behar
La Princesa and the Pea illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award
Most distinguished informational book for children.
Twelve Days in May: Freedom Ride 1961 written by Larry Dane Brimmer
Theodor Seuss Geisel Award
Most distinguished beginning reader book
Charlie & Mouse written by Laurel Snyder and illustrated by Emily Hughes