Presenting Our 2022 Newbery, Caldecott, Printz Honors Winners: Lukoff, Archer, Lo, Fipps
The 2022 literary awards year has begun glowingly for Penguin Random House, with more than one dozen of our titles receiving coveted American Library Association (ALA) Youth Media Awards, announced January 24.
Here are several:
- TOO BRIGHT TO SEE by Kyle Lukoff (Dial Books for Young Readers) is named a John Newbery Honor Book for distinguished contribution to American literature. It also won the Stonewall Mike Morgan and Larry Romans Children’s & Young Adult Literature Medal for exceptional merit relating to the LGBTQIA+ experience. TOO BRIGHT TO SEE also was a Finalist for the 2021 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature.
- WONDER WALKERS by Micha Archer (Nancy Paulsen Books) is selected as a Randolph Caldecott Honor Book, which recognizes the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. It previously was named a Best Book of the Year by the New York Public Library.
- LAST NIGHT AT THE TELEGRAPH CLUB by Malinda Lo (Dutton Books for Young Readers) is a Michael L. Printz Honor Book, recognized as one of the best books written for teens. It also is selected as a winner of the Stonewall Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Young Adult Literature Medal, and the 2021-2022 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature in the Youth Literature category. LAST NIGHT AT THE TELEGRAPH CLUB won the 2021 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature.
- STARFISH by Lisa Fipps (Nancy Paulsen Books), a debut novel-in-verse, also is a Michael L. Printz Honor winner.
Congratulations to Kyle Lukoff, Micha Archer, Malinda Lo, Lisa Fipps, and our Penguin Young Readers colleagues.
Upcoming lgloo Daily posts will report our numerous winners in other major ALA YMA categories.