Our Newberry Honor, ALA Midwinter Award Winners & Honorees, Part Two

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The American Library Association (ALA) continues to announce a cavalcade of award winners and honorees at their Midwinter Meeting, underway. Among our recognized titles:


Newbery Honor

THE NIGHT DIARY by Veera Hiranandani (Dial Books for Young Readers)

Candlewick, a PRHPS client, publishes Newbery and Caledcott recipients: Newbery Medal, MERCI SUAREZ CHANGES GEARS by Meg Medina; Caldecott Honor, ALMA AND HOW SHE GOT HER NAME by Jauna Martinez-Neal


William C. Morris Award

DARIUS THE GREAT IS NOT OKAY by Adib Khorram (Dial Books for Young Readers)

William C. Morris Honor

BLOOD WATER PAINT by Joy McCullough (Dutton Children’s Books)

Coretta Scott King Honor

THE SEASON OF STYX MALONE by Kekla Magoon (Wendy Lamb Books)

Children’s Literature Legacy Award (formerly the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award)

Walter Dean Myers

Pura Belpré Honor Illustrator

ISLANDBORN (Dial Books for Young Readers), illustrated by Leo Espinosa

Sydney Taylor Book Award for Young Readers Honor

ALL-OF-A-KIND FAMILY HANUKKAH by Emily Jenkins; illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky (Schwartz & Wade)

THROUGH THE WINDOW: Views of Marc Chagall’s Life and Art by Barb Rosenstock; illustrated by Mary GrandPré (Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers)

THE LENGTH OF STRING by Elissa Brent Weissman (Dial Books for Young Readers)

Sydney Taylor Book Award for Teen Readers

WHAT THE NIGHT SINGS by Vesper Stamper (Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers)

Sydney Taylor Book Award for Older Readers Honor

ALL THREE STOOGES by Erica S. Perl (Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers)

YALSA Nonfiction Honor

BOOTS ON THE GROUND by Elizabeth Partridge (Viking Children’s Books)

THE BELOVED WORLD OF SONIA SOTOMAYOR by Sonia Sotomayor (Delacorte Press)

Alex Awards

THE BOOK OF ESSIE by Meghan MacLean Weir (Alfred A. Knopf)

EDUCATED by Tara Westover (Random House)

THE GIRL WHO SMILED BEADS: A Story of War and What Comes After by Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil (Crown)

GREEN by Sam Graham-Felsen (Random House)

SPINNING SILVER by Naomi Novik (Del Rey)

The Listen List


EDUCATED by Tara Westover (Random House Audio)

A FALSE REPORT: A True Story of Rape in America by T. Christian (Random House Audio)

THE FEATHER THIEF: Beauty, Obsession and the Natural History Heist of the Century by Kirk Wallace Johnson (Penguin Audio)

I AM, I AM, I AM: Seventeen Brushes With Death by Maggie O’Farrell (Random House Audio)

THE MONK OF MOKHA by Dave Eggers (Random House Audio)

THE SILENCE OF THE GIRLS by Pat Barker (Random House Audio)

Congratulations to all of our prize winners and honorees.

To view other ALA awards and honors announced so for, click here.

Posted: January 29, 2019