The American Library Association annual Youth Media Awards were awarded in January. Check out these award-winning titles available at CCPL.
For a complete list of this year’s Youth Media Awards from the American Library Association, visit the website.
For the most distinguished American picture book for children
Written and illustrated by Doug Salati
For the most outstanding contribution to children's literature
By Amina Luqman-Dawson
For the most distinguished beginning reader book
By Michael Emberley
For excellence in literature written for young adults
by Sabaa Tahir
Recognizing an African American author and illustrator of outstanding books for children and young adults
By Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Frank Morrison
Honoring Latinx writers and illustrators whose children's and young adult books best portray, affirm and celebrate the Latino cultural experience
Children’s Author Award
By Claribel A. Ortega
Young Adult Author Award
By Vincent Tirado
By Xelena Gonzalez, illustrated by Adriana M. Garcia
For most distinguished informational book for children
By Elizabeth Partridge and illustrated by Lauren Tamaki
For Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults
Written by Tommie Smith and Derrick Barnes, illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile
This title was also awarded a Coretta Scott King illustrator and author award.