On January 25th, the American Library Association announced the winners and honorees for this year's 2021 Youth Media Awards. For the full list, please click here!
John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature: When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller
Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children: We Are the Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom, illustrated by Michaela Goade
Coretta Scott King Book Awards recognizing an African American author and illustrator of outstanding books for children and young adults:
King Author Award: Before the Ever Afters by Jaqueline Woodson
King Illustrator Award: R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul by Carole Boston Weatherford, Frank Morrison (Illustrator)
Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Author Award: Legendborn by Tracy Deonn