ALA Youth Media Awards Press Kit


                                                                                                                 American Library Association Youth Media Awards


Each year the American Library Association honors books, videos, and other outstanding materials for children and teens. Recognized worldwide for the high quality they represent, the ALA Youth Media Awards, including the prestigious Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, and Coretta Scott King Book Awards, guide parents, educators, librarians, and others in selecting the best materials for youth. Selected by committees composed of librarians and other literature and media experts, the awards encourage original and creative work in the field of children’s and young adult literature and media.The 2019 Youth Media Award announcements will take place on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, at 8 a.m. PT from the Washington Convention Center, in Seattle, Washington.  



Fans can follow 2019 results in real-time via live webcast, sponsored by Baker & Taylor, a Follett Company,  or follow hashtag #alayma .   


Press Releases 

Baker & Taylor to sponsor 2019 ALA Youth Media Awards Webcast