ALA Announces Newbery, Caldecott, King, Printz Winners 2017

  • by Lynn Lobash

    The American Library Association announced the winners of their many Youth Media Awards this weekend at the Midwinter meeting in Atlanta. See the full list HERE.

    The Girl Who Drank the Moon

    John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature:
    The Girl Who Drank the Moon written by Kelly Barnhill.

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Radiant Child

    Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children:
    Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat illustrated by Javaka Steptoe.

     

     

     

     

     

    March Book Three

    Coretta Scott King (Author) Book Award, recognizing an African-American author and illustrator of outstanding books for children and young adults:
    March: Book Three written by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin.

     

     

     

     

     

    Radiant Child

    Coretta Scott King (Illustrator) Book Award:
    Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat illustrated by Javaka Steptoe, is the King Illustrator Book winner.

     

     

     

     

    March Book Three

    Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults:
    March: Book Three created by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell.