2018 Youth Awards

The American Library Association named the 2018 Youth Award winners today at the Mid-Winter Meeting in Denver, Colorado. To see the whole list, click on this link.

John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature: Hello, Universe written by Erin Entrada Kelly, is the 2018 Newbery Medal winner. The book is published by Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children: Wolf in the Snow, illustrated and written by Matthew Cordell is the 2018 Caldecott Medal winner. The book was published by Feiwel and Friends, an Imprint of Macmillan.

Coretta Scott King Book Awards recognizing African American authors and illustrators of outstanding books for children and young adults: Piecing Me Together, written by Renée Watson, is the King Author Award winner. The book is published by Bloomsbury Children’s Books.

Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults: We Are Okay, written by Nina LaCour, is the 2018 Printz Award winner. The book is published by Dutton Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers.

Alex Awards for the 10 best adult books that appeal to teen audiences:
All Systems Red, by Martha Wells, a Tor.com Book, published by Thomas Doherty Associates;
The Clockwork Dynasty, by Daniel H. Wilson, published by Doubleday, a division of Penguin Random House LLC;
Down Among the Sticks and Bones, by Seanan McGuire, a Tor.com Book, published by Thomas Doherty Associates;
Electric Arches, by Eve L. Ewing, published by Haymarket Books;
A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea, by Melissa Fleming, published by Flatiron Books;
Malagash, by Joey Comeau, published by ECW Press;
Roughneck, by Jeff Lemire, published by Gallery 13, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc.;
She Rides Shotgun, by Jordan Harper, published by Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers;
Things We Have in Common, by Tasha Kavanagh, published by MIRA Books and
An Unkindness of Magicians, by Kat Howard, published by SAGA Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc.

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