Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Youth Media Awards 2015


The ALA Youth Media Awards have been announced!

Here are some of the winners, and I've highlighted everything that I had a prediction about or was on my radar as a potential winner in red. Too bad I wasn't in a betting pool this year! I could have cleaned up.

Newbery
The Crossover - Kwame Alexander

Newbery Honor:
El Deafo - Cece Bell
Brown Girl Dreaming - Jacqueline Woodson


Caldecott:
The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend - Dan Santat

Caldecott Honor:
Nana in the City - Lauren Castillo
The Noisy Paint Box: The  Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky’s Abstract Art - Barb Rosenstock,  illustrated by Mary GrandPré
Sam & Dave Dig a Hole - Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen
Viva Frida - Yuyi Morales
The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus - illustrated by Melissa Sweet, written by Jen Bryant
This One Summer - illustrated by Jillian Tamaki, written by Mariko Tamaki

Coretta Scott King (Author) Book Award:
Brown Girl Dreaming - Jacqueline Woodson

King Author Honor:
The Crossover - Kwame Alexander
How I Discovered Poetry - Marilyn Nelson, illustrated by Hadley Hooper
How It Went Down - Kekla Magoon

Coretta Scott King (Illustrator) Book Award:
Firebird - Misty Copeland, illustrated by Christopher Myers

King Illustrator Honor:
Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker - Patricia Hruby Powell, illustrated by Christian Robinson
Little Melba and Her Big Trombone - Katheryn Russell-Brown, illustrated by Frank Morrison


Printz:
I’ll Give You the Sun - Jandy Nelson

Printz Honor:
And We Stay - Jenny Hubbard
The Carnival at Bray - Jessie Ann Foley
Grasshopper Jungle - Andrew Smith
This One Summer - Mariko Tamaki, illustrated by Jillian Tamaki

Pura Belpré (Illustrator) Award:
Viva Frida - Yuyi Morales

Belpré Illustrator Honor:
Little Roja Riding Hood - Susan Middleton Elya, illustrated by Susan Guevara
Green Is a Chile Pepper - Roseanne Greenfield Thong, illustrated by John Parra
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez & Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation - Duncan Tonatiuh

Sibert:
The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus - Jen Bryant

Sibert Honor:
Brown Girl Dreaming - Jacqueline Woodson
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, & the Fall of Imperial Russia - Candace Fleming
Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker - Patricia Hruby Powell, illustrated by Christian Robinson
Neighborhood Sharks: Hunting with the Great Whites of California’s Farallon Islands -  Katherine Roy
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez & Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation - Duncan Tonatiuh

Stonewall Award:
This Day in June - Gayle E. Pitman, Ph.D., illustrated by Kristyna Litten
Stonewall Honor:
Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out - Susan Kuklin.
I’ll Give You the Sun - Jandy Nelson
Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress - Christine Baldacchio, illustrated by Isabelle Malenfant

2 comments:

  1. Well done on your predictions! It's always very satisfying when you've nailed it ahead of time. (Which I did not. Beekle was barely on my radar this year, so it pretty much came out of left field for me.)

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  2. Thanks! I've been surprised plenty of years - this time around, I was just proud to do so well. :)

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