2020 American Library Association Youth Media Award Winners

Below find a selection of this year’s ALA Youth Media Award winners which represent the year’s best works for children and teens. The full list of this year’s winners, as well as video of the award ceremony, can be found here.

John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature:

  • New Kid written and illustrated by Jerry Craft.

Newbery Honor Books:

 

 

Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children:

  • The Undefeated illustrated by Kadir Nelson and written by Kwame Alexander

Caldecott Honor Books:

  • Bear Came Along illustrated by LeUyen Pham and written by Richard T. Morris
  • Double Bass Blues illustrated by Rudy Gutierrez and written by Andrea J. Loney
  • Going Down Home with Daddy illustrated by Daniel Minter and written by Kelly Starling Lyons

Coretta Scott King (Author) Book Award recognizing an African-American author of outstanding books for children and young adults:

  • New Kid written and illustrated by Jerry Craft

Coretta Scott King (Author) Honor Books:

Coretta Scott King (Illustrator) Book Award recognizing an African-American illustrator of outstanding books for children and young adults:

  • The Undefeated illustrated by Kadir Nelson and written by Kwame Alexander

Coretta Scott King (Illustrator) Honor Books:

 

Pura Belpré (Illustrator) Book Award honoring a Latino illustrator whose children's books best portray, affirm and celebrate the Latino cultural experience:

Pura Belpré (Illustrator) Honor Books:

Pura Belpré (Author) Book Award honoring a Latino writer whose children's books best portray, affirm and celebrate the Latino cultural experience:

Pura Belpré (Author) Honor Books:

 

Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for the most distinguished beginning reader book:

  • Stop! Bot! written and illustrated by James Yang

Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Books:

YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults which recognizes the year’s best nonfiction writing for teens:

Other Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults finalists:

 

Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults:

  • Dig written by A.S. King

Printz Honor Books:

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