Each year the American Library Association (ALA) 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 2023 Youth Media Award announcements will take place on Monday, Jan. 30, 2023, at 8:00 a.m. CT, during LibLearnX: The Library Learning Experience, ALA's newest conference offering launched in 2022. Those not in New Orleans for LibLearnX can watch a livestream of the award announcements, which will also be available on the American Library Association Facebook page.
Watch a recording of the 2022 Youth Media Awards.
- American Library Association announces 2023 Youth Media Award winners
- Amina Luqman-Dawson, Doug Salati win Newbery, Caldecott Medals
- James E. Ransome wins 2023 Children’s Literature Legacy Award
- 2023 Batchelder Award honors HarperCollins for 'Just a Girl: A True Story of World War II'
- Michael Emberly wins 2023 Geisel Award for 'I Did It!'
- Elizabeth Partridge, Lauren Tamaki win 2023 Sibert Medal
- Rita Williams-Garcia to deliver 2024 Children’s Literature Lecture
- Adriana M. García, Claribel A. Ortega y Vincent Tirado ganan premios Pura Belpré
- Adriana M. Garcia, Claribel A. Ortega, Vincent Tirado win Pura Belpré Awards
- 2023 Odyssey Awards for Excellence in Audiobook Production for Children and Young Adults announced
- 'All My Rage' wins 2023 Printz Award
- 'Victory. Stand!: Raising My Fist for Justice' wins 2023 Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Award
- 'The Life and Crimes of Hoodie Rosen' wins 2023 William C. Morris Award
- Jason Reynolds Wins 2023 Edwards Award for 'When I was the Greatest,' 'The Boy in the Black Suit,' 'All American Boys,' 'Ghost” and “Long Way Down'
- YALSA announces 2023 Alex Awards
- Amina Luqman-Dawson, Frank Morrison win 2023 Coretta Scott King Book Awards
- Dr. Claudette McLinn is the 2023 Recipient of the Coretta Scott King -Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement
- 'Love, Violet' and 'When the Angels Left the Old Country' win 2023 Stonewall Children’s and Young Adult Literature Award
- 2023 Schneider Family Book Awards recipients named
- 2023 Sydney Taylor Book Award winners announced
- YMA highlights 2023 Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature youth category winners
- YALSA announces 2023 William C. Morris finalists
- YALSA Announces 2023 Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Award finalists
Youth Media Awards include:
Children's Literature Lecture Award
Children's Literature Legacy Award
Coretta Scott King Book Awards
Coretta Scott King - Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement
Excellence in Early Learning Digital Media Award
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
Stonewall Book Award - Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s & Young Adult Literature Award
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults
Additional Affiliate Awards include:
Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature
American Indian Youth Literature Award (Next announcement January 2024)
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