In case you missed the announcement in January, here are this years winners and honorable mentions for the following children’s book awards (winners will be highlighted), if illustrator’s name appears first, the book won for the illustrator’s art:
Congratulations to all winners and nominees! http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/newberymedal/newberymedal
The Newberry Award:
Awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
*The Girl Who Drank The Moon by Kelly Barnhill
Honor books: Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives And Dreams Brought To Life by Ashley Bryan
The Inquisitor’s Tale: or, The Three Magical Children And Their Holy Dog by Adam Gidwitz
Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk
Given to the most outstanding children’s book originally published in a language other than English.
Cry, Heart, But Never Break written by Glenn Ringtved
Over The Ocean written by Taro Gomi
As Time Went By written by Jose Sanabria
The Ballad Of A Broken Nose written by Arne Svingen
The Belpre Award is given to Latino/Latina writers and/or illustrators whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work for children.
Juana And Lucus written by Juana Medina
Lowriders To The Center Of The Earth written by Cathy Camper, illustrated by Raul Gonzalez
The Only Road written by Alexandra Diaz
Esquivel! Space- Age Sound Artist illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh, written by Susan Wood
The Princess And The Warrior: A Tale Of Two Volcanoes written and illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh
Awarded to the most distinguished picture book for children.
Radiant Child: The Story Of Young Artist Jean- Michel Basquiat written and illustrated by Javaka Steptoe
Leave Me Alone! written and illustrated by Vera Brosgol
Freedom In Congo Square illustrated by R. Gregory Christie, written by Carole Boston
Du Iz Tak? written and illustrated by Carson Ellis
They All Saw A Cat written and illustrated by Brendan Wenzel
The Geisel Award is awarded to author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English.
We Are Growing: A Mo Willims’ Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! Book written and illustrated by Laurie Keller and Mo Willems
Good Night Owl written and illustrated by Greg Pizzoli
Oops, Pounce, Quick, Run! An Alphabet Caper written and illustrated by Mike Twohy
Go Otto Go! written and illustrated by David Milgrim
The Infamous Ratsos written by Kara LaReau, illustrated by Matt Myers
The Odyssey Award is given to the producer of the best audiobook produced for children.
Anna And The Swallow Man written by Gavriel Savit
Ghost written by Jason Reynolds
Dream On, Amber written by Emma Shevah
Nimona written by Noelle Stevenson
The Sibert Medal is awarded to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book for children.
March: Book Three written by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, illustrated by Nate Powell
Giant Squid written by Candace Fleming, illustrated by Eric Rohmann
Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story written by Caren Stelson
Uprooted: The Japanese American Experience During World War II written by Albert Marrin
We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler written by Russell Friedman
The Wilder Award honors an author or illustrator whose books have made, over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children.