Congratulations to the ALA Youth Media Awards Winners and Honorees

Latinxs in Kid Lit

A huge CONGRATULATIONS to the Latin@ authors and  books that were recognized at this year’s ALA Youth Media Awards.

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Here are the winners and honor books:

Pura Belpré Award (Illustrator) honoring a Latino writer and illustrator whose children’s books best portray, affirm, and celebrate the Latino cultural experience.

Winner:

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Honor Books:

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Pura Belpré Award (Author) honoring Latino authors whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience:

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Honor Book:

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William C. Morris Award for a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens:

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Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children. The Caldecott Honor Books included:

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 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award for most distinguished informational book for children. The Sibert Honor Books included:

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2016 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Award recognizing an author, critic, librarian, historian or teacher of children’s literature, who then presents a lecture at a…

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