Philadelphia ––The American Library Association (ALA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Schneider Family Book Awards, which honor an author or illustrator for the artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences. The award was announced today during the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits from January 24– 28, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA – Steve Sheinkin wins the 2020 Edwards Award for “Bomb: The Race to Build - and Steal- the World's Most Dangerous Weapon,” “The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights,” and “The Notorious Benedict Arnold: A True Story of Adventure, Heroism, & Treachery,” all published by Roaring Brook Press, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, and “Lincoln's Grave Robbers,” published by Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.
Philadelphia — Today American Indian Youth Literature Award winning titles were highlighted during the American Library Association (ALA) Youth Media Awards, the premier announcement of the best of the best in children’s and young adult literature. The awards are new to the ALA Youth Media Awards lineup and are administered by the American Indian Library Association (AILA), an affiliate of the ALA.
PHILADELPHIA – The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has selected 10 adult books with special appeal to teen readers to receive the 2020 Alex Awards. The awards, sponsored by the Margaret A. Edwards Trust and Booklist, were announced today at the ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits held in Philadelphia, from Jan. 24 – 28, 2020.
PHILADELPHIA – Jerry Craft, author of “New Kid,” and Kadir Nelson, illustrator of “The Undefeated,” are the winners of the 2020 Coretta Scott King Book Awards honoring African American authors and illustrators of outstanding books for children and young adults. Author, Alicia D. Williams of “Genesis Begins Again,” and Illustrator April Harrison of “What Comes from the Heart,” are the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award for New Talent winners. The awards were announced today at the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits, held Jan.
PHILADELPHIA – The 2020 winners of the Sydney Taylor Book Award, administered by the Association of Jewish Libraries, an affiliate of the American Library Association (ALA), were announced today in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA–Mildred D. Taylor, is the recipient of the 2020 Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement. The announcement was made today by the American Library Association (ALA), during the ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits held Jan. 24 – 28, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
“For over four decades Mildred D. Taylor’s books have provided much needed diversity in children’s literature in powerful, accessible works exploring themes of family and racism,” said Award Committee Chair Ida W. Thompson.
PHILADELPHIA - The Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA), an affiliate of the American Library Association (ALA), announced 2020 winners of its Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature youth categories today during the ALA Youth Media Award announcements in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA – “Dig,” written by A.S. King, published by Dutton Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers, a division of Penguin Random House, has won the 2020 Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature. The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) today announced the winner during the ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits held Jan. 24 – 28, in Philadelphia.