Jacqueline Woodson Receives 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award: Author Jacqueline Woodson (the current National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature in the United States) was named the Astrid Lindgren Memorial laureate for 2018 on March 27. [continue reading]
One Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, the American Library Association announced the annual children’s and young adult book and media awards. Newbery: Winner – Kelly, Erin Estrada. Hello, Universe. Greenwillow. Honor – Barnes, Derrick. Crown: An [continue reading]
American Indian Library Association Youth Literature Awards Announced: On Feb. 10, 2018, the American Indian Library Association (AILA), a division of the American Library Association, announced the 2018 AILA Youth Literature Awards. They are given [continue reading]
LEE & LOW BOOKS is proud to announce that Maham Khwaja of West Hollywood, California is the winner of the company’s eighteenth annual New Voices Award, given for a picture book manuscript by an unpublished [continue reading]
2018 Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners Announced Winners of the annual Sydney Taylor Book Award were announced by the Association of Jewish Libraries. Named in memory of Sydney Taylor, author of the classic All-of-a-Kind [continue reading]
Walter Award Announced: The We Need Diverse Books Walter Awards Judging Committee has selected the winners and honorees for the third annual Walter Dean Myers Awards for Outstanding Children’s Literature. This year’s awards comprise of [continue reading]
School Library Journal Announces “Best Books of 2017:” School Library Journal’s annual list of Best Books has been announced, naming 71 books for children and teens. For the list, go to: www.slj.com/bestof2017/ .