Saturday, January 16, 2016

Youth Media Awards

Monday, the American Library Association announced this year's Youth Media Awards. 

The Randolph Caldecott Medal, for the most distinguished American picture book for children, was awarded to Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear, illustrated by Sophie Blackall, and written by Lindsay Mattick.

Check out this photo of the real Winnie!

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The John Newbery Medal, for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature, went to Last Stop on Market Street, written by Matt de la Peña and illustrated by Christian Robinson.

For more information about the Youth Media Awards, check out the American Library Association.