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 2020 Youth Media Award announcements will take place on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, at 8 a.m. ET from the Pennsylvania Convention Center, in Philadelphia.   


A recording of 2019  webcast, sponsored by Baker & Taylor, a Follett Company, is  available. 






Press Releases 

American Library Association announces 2019 youth media award winners

Reflections on the 2019 Youth Media Awards

Baker & Taylor to sponsor 2019 ALA Youth Media Awards Webcast