2019 ALA Youth Media Awards

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Randolph Caldecott Medal

Awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

Award Winner

Honor Book

Honor Book

Honor Book

Honor Book

John Newbery Medal

Awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American Literature for Children.

Award Winner

Honor Book

Honor Book

Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal

Awarded to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book published in the United States in English during the preceding year.

Award Winner

Honor Book

Honor Book

Honor Book

Honor Book

Honor Book

Coretta Scott King Book Awards -- Author

Awarded to outstanding African American authors of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.

Award Winner

Honor Book

Honor Book

Honor Book

Coretta Scott King Book Awards -- Illustrator

Awarded to outstanding African American illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.

Award Winner

Honor Book

Honor Book

Honor Book

Coretta Scott King / John Steptoe New Talent Awards

The Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award for New Talent affirms new talent and offers visibility for excellence in writing and/or illustration at the beginning of a career as a published African-American creator of children’s books. 

New Talent (Author)

New Talent (Illustrator)

Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

Awarded to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year. 

Award Winner

Honor Book

Honor Book

Honor Book

Honor Book

Michael L. Printz Award

Awarded for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.

Award Winner

Honor Book

Honor Book

Honor Book

Pura Belpré Award -- Author

Awarded to a Latino/Latina writer whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.

Award Winner

Honor Book

Pura Belpré Award -- Illustrator

Awarded to a Latino/Latina illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.

Award Winner

Honor Book

Honor Book

Schneider Family Book Award

Awarded to an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences. 

Children's Award

Children's
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Middle Award

Middle
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Teen Award

Teen
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Mildred L. Batchelder Award

Awarded to an American publisher for a children’s book considered to be the most outstanding of those books originally published in a foreign language in a foreign country, and subsequently translated into English and published in the United States.

Award Winner

Honor Book

Honor Book

Honor Book

Honor Book

Stonewall Book Award

Awarded to English-language works of exceptional merit for children or teens relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience. 

Award Winner

Award Winner

Honor Book

Honor Book

YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults

Awarded to the best nonfiction book published for young adults (ages 12-18) during a Nov. 1 – Oct. 31 publishing year.

Award Winner

Finalists

Finalists

Finalists

Finalists

William C. Morris Award

Awarded to a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens and celebrating impressive new voices in young adult literature. 

Award Winner

Finalists

Finalists

Finalists

Finalists

Asian/Pacific American Award For Literature

Promotes Asian/Pacific American culture and heritage and is awarded based on literary and artistic merit.

Picture Book Winner

Picture Book Honor Title

Children's Literature Winner

Children's Literature Honor Title

Young Adult Literature Winner

Young Adult Literature Honor Title

The Sydney Taylor Book Award

Presented annually to outstanding books for children and teens that authentically portray the Jewish experience.

Award Winner for
Younger Readers

Award Winner for
Older Readers

Award Winner for
Teen Readers

Honor Book for Younger Readers

Honor Book for Younger Readers

Honor Book for Older Readers

Honor Book for Older Readers

Honor Book for Teen Readers

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BTSB prebound edition available for delivery on the Publisher's Release date

April 9, 2019