2013 ALA Youth Media Awards
Earlier this week the American Library Association (ALA) announced the winners of the Youth Media Awards for noteworthy books, videos and other outstanding materials for children and teens. These prestigious awards include the Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, and Coretta Scott King Book Awards. Learn more about process of choosing these awards on ALA's website.
Here is the list of this year's winners and runnerups with a link to how to find here theme here at the DC Libraries.
|The One and Only Ivan |
by Katherine Applegate
Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children.
Recognizing an African American author and illustrator of outstanding books for children and young adults.
|Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America |
written by Andrea Davis Pinkney
illustrated by Brian Pickney
|I, Too, Am America |
illustrated by Bryan Collier
by Nick Lake
|Children (ages 0 to 10): |
Back to Front and Upside Down! written and illustrated by Claire Alexander
Middle-school (ages 11-13):
A Dog called Homeless written by Sarah Lean
Teen (ages 13-18):
Somebody Please Tell Me Who I Am written by Harry Mazer and Peter Lerangis
- Katja Torneman, producer of Anna, Emma and the Condors (Watch the trailer)
- My Family for the War, written by Anne C. Voorhoeve, translated by Tammi Reichel
Son of a Gun written and translated by Anne de Graaf
|Electric Ben: The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin written and illustrated by Robert Byrd|
Moonbird: A Year on the Wind With the Great Survivor B95 by Phillip M. Hoose
Titanic: Voices From the Disaster by Deborah Hopkinson
Stonewall Book Award - Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s & Young Adult Literature Award given annually to English-language children’s and young adult books of exceptional merit relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience.
Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for the most distinguished beginning reader book.
- Up, Tall and High! written and illustrated by Ethan Long
|Let’s Go for a Drive! written and illustrated by Mo Willems|
Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin created and illustrated by Dean James
Rabbit & Robot: The Sleepover written and illustrated by Cece Bell
William C. Morris Award for a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens.
Wonder Show written by Hannah Barnaby
Love and Other Perishable Items written by Laura Buzo