Earlier this morning, the American Library Association announced the Youth Media Awards. We selected our picks for Caldecott, Newbery, and Printz a couple of weeks ago, and now the committees have spoken! Behold.
Honors: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Universe, Benjamin Alire Saenz, Simon and Schuster; Code Name Verity, Elizabeth Wein, Hyperion Books (staff pick & Megan’s pick); Dodger, Terry Pratchett, HarperCollins; The White Bicycle, Beverley Brenna, Red Deer Press
Honors: Creepy Carrots, Aaron Reynolds, illus. by Peter Brown, Simon and Schuster; Extra Yarn, Mac Barnett, illus. by Jon Klassen, Balzer & Bray/Harperteen (staff pick & Megan’s pick); Green, Laura Vaccaro Seeger, Roaring Brook Press; One Cool Friend, Toni Buzzeo, illus. by David Small, Dial Books; Sleep Like a Tiger, Mary Logue, illus. by Pamela Zagarenski, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Honors: Bomb, Steve Sheinkin, Flash Point (Roaring Brook Press); Splendors and Glooms, Laura Amy Schlitz, Candlewick Press (staff pick & Megan’s pick); Three Times Lucky, Sheila Turnage, Dial Books for Young Readers (staff pick & Megan’s pick)
Stop by the store and check out these wonderful titles for yourself! Give us a call to check availability–we’ve got a bunch of award darlings on order just for you!