American Library Association Awards for Children’s Literature
The American Library Association (ALA) has announced the winners of the Caldecott, Newbery, Printz and Morris awards, for children’s and young adult literature.
The Randolph Caldecott Medal:
- Creepy Carrots! by Aaron Reynolds & Peter Brown
- Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett & Jon Klassen
- Green by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
- One Cool Friend by Toni Buzzeo & David Small
- Sleep Like a Tiger by Mary Logue & Pamela Zagarenski
The John Newbery Medal
Awarded for an outstanding contribution to childrens literature.
- Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz
- Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin
- Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage
The Michael L Printz Award
Awarded for excellence in young adult literature is:
In Darkness by Nick Lake
- Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz
- Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
- Dodger by Terry Pratchett
- The White Bicycle by Beverley Brenna
The William C Morris Award
Awarded for a debut novel in the Young Adult category.
- Good Oil by Laura Buzo
For a complete list of award winners, visit the ALA website here.