The 2023 Youth Media Award Winners have been announced!
Following is the list of winners announced at this morning’s 2023 Youth Media Awards ceremony during ALA’s Lib Learn X. Please check back at SLJ.com throughout the day for more coverage, including interviews with winning authors.
John Newbery Medal Freewater by Amina Luqman-Dawson
Randolph Caldecott Medal Hot Dog by Doug Salati
Theodor Seuss Geisel Award I Did It! by Michael Emberley
Robert F. Sibert Medal Seen and Unseen by Elizabeth Partridge, illus. by Lauren Tamaki
Mildred L. Batchelder Award Just a Girl: A True Story of World War II by Lia Levi, illus. by Jess Mason
Pura Belpré Awards
Children’s Illustration: Where Wonder Grows, illus by Adriana M. Garcia, written by Xelena González
Children’s Author: Frizzy by Claribel A. Ortega, illus. by Rose Bousamra
Coretta Scott King Book Awards
Author Award: Amina Luqman-Dawson, Freewater
Illustrator Award: Frank Morrison, Standing in the Need of Prayer written by Carole Boston Weatherford
Stonewall Book Award Love, Violet by Charlotte Sullivan Wild, illus. by Charlene Chua
Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature
Picture Book: From the Tops of the Trees by Kao Kalia Yang, illus. by Rachel Wada
Children’s Literature: Maizy Chen’s Last Chance by Lisa Yee
You can find these titles and many other awards winners in our collection!