Announcements

Our 2017 ALA Award Honorees

ala logoThe annual January American Library Association Midwinter meeting is the setting for the bestowal of major literary-award recognition upon Children’s and Adult books and their authors. We have multiple 2017 honorees, announced this morning:

 

THE-INQUISITOR’S-TALEWOLF-HOLLOWNewbery Honors:

THE INQUISITOR’S TALE 
by Adam Gidwtiz
(Dutton Books for Young Readers; Listening Library)

WOLF HOLLOW 
by Lauren Wolk
(Dial Books for Young Readers; Listening Library)

 
 

Odyssey Award Winner: 

ANNA AND THE SWALLOW MAN by Gavriel Savit
(Listening Library, Knopf Young Readers hardcover and March paperback)
The 2017 top ALA Youth Media Award for an audiobook production was produced by Penguin Random House Audio colleague Orli Moscowitz and narrated by Allan Corduner

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THE-PASSION-OF-DOLSSA-198x3009780553496680-198x300Michael L. Printz Honors:
THE PASSION OF DOLSSA by Julie Berry (Viking Children’s Books)

THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR by Nicola Yoon (Delacorte Press; Listening Library)

Margaret A. Edwards Award:
Sarah Dessen, a Penguin Young Readers author, and one of the most popular writers for young adults.

 
 

William C. Morris Award:

THE SERPENT KING by Jeff Zentner (Crown Books For Young Readers; Listening Library)

 Coretta Scott King John Steptoe Award for New Talent: 
THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR by Nicola Yoon (Delacorte Press; Listening Library)

  Robert F. Sibert Honor:
UPROOTED by Albert Marrin (Knopf Book For Young Readers; Listening Library)

Congratulations to all. More Penguin Random House ALA award news as it is announced.