National Book Awards Names Longlist for Young People’s Literature: The ten authors up for the National Book Award in the Young People’s category are: Kwame Alexander and Kadir Nelson for The Undefeated, Laurie Halse Anderson [continue reading]
2019 Boston Globe – Horn Book Awards Announced The Boston Globe – Horn Book Awards were announced on May 29, 2019. The awards were first presented in 1967; this year’s eligible books were published between [continue reading]
2 2019 Award Winners The Secret Kingdom: Nek Chand, a Changing India, and a Hidden World of Art by Barb Rosenstock; illustrated by Claire A. Nivola (Candlewick Press, 2018). In 1947, Nek Chand began building [continue reading]
The Way You Make Me Feel Named 2019 Beatty Award Recipient: Maurene Goo’s YA novel The Way You Make Me Feel (FSG, 2018) has been chosen to receive the 2019 John and Patricia Beatty Award [continue reading]
Katherine Paterson Wins E.B. White Award: On March 11, 2019, Katherine Paterson was named the E.B. White Award winner for her lifetime of work as a children’s book author. Two of her novels received the [continue reading]
Ezra Jack Keats Awards Announced: Each year the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation acknowledges a children’s book author, and an illustrator, early in their careers for distinguished work that ”reflects the diverse nature of our culture.” [continue reading]
The American Library Association announced the Youth Media Awards today, at the Midwinter Conference in Seattle, WA. The Newbery Medal winner is Meg Medina for Merci Suarez Changes Gears, published by Candlewick. The Caldecott Medal winner is [continue reading]
Booklist Announces 2018 Editors’ Choice – Books for Youth: Booklist magazine has posted its list of 2018 Books for Youth: www.booklistonline.com/Booklist-Editors-Choice-Books-for-Youth-2018/pid=9713597. See which ones you have in your library.