¡Felicidades! to the 2022 ALA Youth Media Award Winners and Honor Books

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Congratulations Graduates - West Chester University

Congratulations to the authors and illustrators who were honored at the American Library Association’s Midwinter conference! Here are the honored tiles by Latinx creators. Click on each book for more information from Indiebound.

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John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature:

Winner

Cover for The Last Cuentista

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The Pura Belpré Awards honor Latinx writers and illustrators whose children’s books best portray, affirm and celebrate the Latino cultural experience.

The Pura Belpré Illustrator Award Winner:

Cover for ¡vamos! Let's Cross The Bridge (World of ¡Vamos!)

Honor Books:

Cover for Boogie Boogie, Y’all
Cover for Bright Star
Cover for De aquí como el coquí
Cover for May Your Life Be Deliciosa

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The Pura Belpré Children’s Author Award Winner:

Cover for The Last Cuentista

Honor Books:

Cover for Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna
Cover for Child of the Flower-Song People: Luz Jiménez, Daughter of the Nahua
Cover for De aquí como el coquí

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The Pura Belpré Young Adult Author Award Winner:

Cover for How Moon Fuentez Fell in Love with the Universe

Honor Books:

Cover for Fifteen Hundred Miles from the Sun
Cover for Somewhere Between Bitter and Sweet
Cover for Where I Belong

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The Coretta Scott King Awards recognize African American authors and illustrators of outstanding books for children and young adults.

(Author) Honor Book:

Cover for The People Remember

(Illustrator) Honor Books:

Cover for We Wait for the Sun
Cover for Soul Food Sunday

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The Schneider Family Book Award for books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experience:

Honor Book (middle grades):

Cover for Stuntboy, in the Meantime

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The Mildred L. Batchelder Award for an outstanding book originally published in a language other than English in a country other than the United States, and subsequently translated into English for publication in the United States:

Honor Book:

Cover for The Sea-Ringed World

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The Odyssey Award for the best audiobooks produced for children and young adults, available in English in the United States:

Winner:

Cover for Boogie Boogie, Y’all

Honor Audiobook:

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The Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for the most distinguished beginning reader book:

Honor Book:

Cover for I Hop (I Like to Read)

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