At the end of January, the Youth Media Awards were announced (see press release here). Today we’re highlighting and celebrating some of those creators and their works.
Corretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Author Award: Tiffany D. Jackson
Michael L. Printz Award & Pura Belpré Author Award: Elizabeth Acevedo
Coretta Scott King Author Award: Claire Hartfield
Schneider Family Book Award for Teens: Mark Oshiro
Anger is a Gift
Schneider Family Book Award Honor for Teens: Kelly Jensen (editor)
(Don’t) Call Me Crazy: 33 Voices Start the Conversation About Mental Health
Algonquin Young Readers
Children’s Literature Legacy Award: Walter Dean Myers
Darius the Great is Not Okay
We congratulate these creators and look forward to seeing more of their work in the future.