Youth Media Awards

The Youth Media Awards are an annual recognition of books, audiobooks, and other media for children and young adults presented by the American Library Association. Take a look at the winners and other top picks for each award below, and take an opportunity to check them out!


 

John Newbery Medal – the Newbery Medal is a commendation for outstanding contributions in children’s literature.

 


When You Trap a Tiger – Newbery 2021 Winner

 


Randolph Caldecott Medal – A commendations for outstanding picture books for children.

 


We Are Water Protectors – Caldecott 2021 Winner

 


 

Coretta Scott King Award – Recognizes an outstanding African-American author and illustrator for either children or young adult books.

 

Before the Ever After – Coretta Scott King 2021 Author Winner
R-E-S-P-E-C-T – Coretta Scott King 2021 Illustrator Winner

 


Legendborn – King & Steptoe New Talent Author Award

 


 

Michael L Printz Award – An award for excellence in literature written for young adults.

 


Everything Sad is Untrue – Michael Printz Award 2021 Winner

 


 

Schneider Family Book Award – An award recognizing books that exceptionally embody an expression of the disability experience.

 

I talk like a river
Show Me a Sign

 


This Is My Brain In Love

 


 

Alex Award – Recognition of the 10 best books written for adults that will appeal for a teen audience.

 


 

William C. Morris Award – Recognizes exceptional debut books published by a first time author for teens.

 


If These Wings Could Fly – Morris Award Winner

 


 

Yalsa Award for Excellence in Nonfiction

 


The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh

 


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