Youth Book Awards Announced!

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The American Library Association announced their Youth Media Awards this morning at 8 am EST. 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 Robert F. Sibert Medal for the best informational book.

Put a hold on one of these award winners today!

For a full list of ALA Youth Media Award winners, including Honor Books, visit the Association for Library Services to Children's website here.

Newbery & Caldecott winners 1986-2016


Award: Newbery Medal
Title: Last Stop on Market Street
Author: Matt de la Peña
Illustrator: Christian Robinson

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Award: Caldecott Medal
Title: Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear
Author: Lindsay Mattick
Illustrator: Sophie Blackall

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Award: Geisel Award
Title: Don't Throw it to Mo!
Author: David A. Adler
Illustrator: Sam Ricks

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Award: Sibert Medal
Title: Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras
Author: Duncan Tonatiuh
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Award: Coretta Scott King Award - Illustrations
Title: Trombone Shorty
Author: Troy Andrews
Illustrator: Byran Collier

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Award: Coretta Scott King Award - Text
Title: Gone Crazy in Alabama
Author: Rita Williams-Garcia
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Award: Paula Belpré Award - Illustrator
Title: Dream Drum Girl
Author: Margarita Engle
Illustrator: Rafael López

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Award: Paula Belpré Award - Text
Title: Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir
Author: Margarita Engle
Illustrator: Edel Rodriguez

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Award: Odyssey Award
Title: The War that Saved My Life
Author: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Produced by: Scholastic Audio/Paul R. Gagne

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