ALA Youth Award Winners

Yesterday, the ALA announced the awards for the best books, audiobooks and videos for youth. The Caldecott Award for best picture book went to Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, written and illustrated by Javaka Steptoe. The Newbery Award winner for best book for children (up to the age of 14) was The Girl Who Drank the Moon, written by Kelly Barnhill. The Printz award for the top teen book  was the graphic novel biography March:Book 3, written by John Lewis and  Andrew Aydin, and illustrated by Nate Powell. You can see the full listing here, along with video announcements.


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