Winners of the Caldecott, Newbery and Printz awards

The American Library Association (ALA) have announced their top books for children and young adults, including the influential Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards.

The winners include…

John Newbery Medal winner:
The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

Randolph Caldecott Medal:
Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by Javaka Steptoe

Coretta Scott King (Author) Book Award:
March by Andrew Aydin and John Lewis (illustrated by Nate Powell)

Coretta Scott King (Illustrator) Book Award:
Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by Javaka Steptoe

Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Author Award:
The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

Michael L. Printz Award:
March by Andrew Aydin, John Lewis and Nate Powell

Schneider Family Book Award:
Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille by Jen Bryant and Boris Kulikov

Mildred L. Batchelder Award:
Cry Heart, but Never Break by Glen Ringtved and Charlotte Pardi (translated by Robert Moulthrop)

Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for the most distinguished beginning reader book:
Elephant & Piggie Like Reading!: We Are Growing! by Laurie Keller

William C. Morris Award:
The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner

YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults:
March by Andrew Aydin, John Lewis and Nate Powell

Alex Awards for the 10 best adult books that appeal to teen audiences:
Find the 10 winners here

Find the full list of 2017 awards and winners here.

The Sun is Also a Star

The Sun is Also a Star

Nicola Yoon

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