The Newbery Award: Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña
The Newbery Medal honors the most distinguished contribution to children’s literature. Congratulations Matt de la Peña!
Caldecott Medal: Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear by Sophie Blackall
The Caldecott Medal honors the most distinguished picture book. Congratulations Sophie Blackall!
Coretta Scott King Book Award: Rita Williams-Garcia and Bryan Collier
Rita Williams-Garcia, author of Gone Crazy in Alabama and Bryan Collier, illustrator of Trombone Shorty, are the winners of the 2016 Coretta Scott King Book Awards honoring African American authors and illustrators of outstanding books for children and young adults. Congratulations Rita Williams-Garcia and Bryan Collier!!
Stonewall Children's Literature Award: George by Alex Gino
The Stonewall Book Awards are given annually to English-language works of exceptional merit for children and teens relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience. Congratulations Alex Gino!
To see the full list of winners, visit the American Library Association's website!