Fast Fridays: The Awards Edition

     
The ALA (American Library Association) Youth Media Awards were announced this week.  Check out this list of award winning titles, available at SDL!

Printz Award (The best book written for teens)
Winner:
Everything Sad is Untrue by Daniel Nayeri
Honors:
Apple (Skin to the Core) by Eric Gansworth
Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang
Every Body Looking by Candice Iloh
We Are Not Free by Traci Chee

Excellence in Non-Fiction:
The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh by Candace Fleming

Pura Belpré  (Latinx author who best portrays the Latinx Experience):
Winners:
Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez
Efren Divided by Ernesto Cisneros

Odyssey (Audiobook):
Kent State by Deborah Wiles

Coretta Scott King (outstanding African American authors and illustrators representing the African American culture and universal human values)
Before the Ever After by Jacqueline Woodson

Stonewall (Exceptional merit relating to the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender experience)
Honors:
Beetle and the Hollowbones by Aliza Layne
Darius the Great Deserves Better by Adib Khorram
Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender
You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson

Schneider Family (Best exemplifies the Disabilities experience)
Winner:
The is My Brain in Love by I.W. Gregorio
Honor:
When Stars are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson

Sydney Taylor Award (Jewish author writing about Jewish experience and culture):
Winner:
Dancing at the Pity Party by Tyler Feder
Honor:
They Went Left by Monica Hesse

Asian Pacific Literature Award (Asian/Pacific author writing about culture and experience)
Winner:
This Light Between Us by Andrew Xia Fukuda
Honor:
Prairie Lotus by Linda Sue Park

2021-01-29T14:47:06+00:00