The American Library Association has actually revealed their 2018 awards for the very best books for kids and young people.
Top rewards go to Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly, which won the John Newbery Medal for the most impressive contribution to kids’s literature; Wolf in the Snow, composed and shown by Matthew Cordell, which won the Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most recognized American photo book for kids; and We Are Okay by Nina LaCour, which made the Michael L. Printz Award for quality in literature composed for young people. Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson was granted the Coretta Scott King Book Award.
YA juggernaut The Hate U Give was likewise honored, taking house the Odyssey Award for finest audiobook produced for kids and/or young people, William C. Morris Award for a launching book released by a newbie author composing for teenagers, and both Coretta Scott King Book Award and Printz honors.
The American Library Association’s youth media awards acknowledge quality in “books, videos, and other outstanding materials for children and teens.” According to the ALA, the awards are “Selected by judging committees of librarians and other children’s experts” and “encourage original and creative work.”
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