Announcing the ALA Youth Media Awards, 2017


Medalists below, as they are announced.

UPDATE: Download our spreadsheet of the award-winning titles, with full ordering information, ALA Youth Media Awards, 2017

Link to the press release for the full list of Medalists and Honorees

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award: Radiant Child, Javaka Steptoe, (Little, Brown)

Coretta Scott King Author Award: March: Book 3, John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, (IDW/Top Shelf)

Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award: The Sun Is Also a Star, Nicole Yoon, (PRH/Delacorte)

Margaret Edwards Award: Sarah Dessen

Odyssey Award: Anna and the Swallow Man, narrated by Allan Corduner, (PRH/Listening Library)

Morris Award: The Serpent King, Jeff Zentner, (PRH/Crown Books for Young Readers)

Excellence In Non-Fiction For YouthMarch: Book 3, John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, (IDW/Top Shelf)

Michael L. Printz AwardMarch: Book 3, John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, (IDW/Top Shelf)

Pura Belpre (Illustrator) Award: Lowriders to the Center of the Earth, illus. by Raul Gonzalez, written by Cathy Camper (Chronicle Books)

Pura Belpré (Author) Award: Juana & Lucas, written and illustrated by Juana Medina, (Candlewick)

Arbuthnot Lecture: Naomi Shihab Nye

Batcheldor AwardCry Heart But Never Break, written by Glenn Ringtved, illus. by Charlotte Pardi, Translated from the Danish by Robert Moulthrop, (Enchanted Lion)

Sibert AwardMarch: Book 3, John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, (IDW/Top Shelf)

Carnegie Medal: Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music, produced by Ryan Swear

Laura Ingalls Wilder Award: Nikki Grimes

Geisel AwardWe Are Growing: A Mo Willems’ Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! Book, written and illustrated by Laurie Keller, (Disney/Hyperion)

Caldecott MedalRadiant Child, Javaka Steptoe, (Little, Brown)

Newbery Medal: The Girl Who Drank the Moon, Kelly Barnhill, (Workman/Algonquin Young Readers)

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