The 2021 Carnegie and Greenaway medals for children’s books have just been announced from the U.K..
Jason Reynolds and Sydney Smith each won a medal for 2021 awards. Reynolds, who is the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature 2020-2021 won for his novel Look Both Ways. Perfect for middle-school age children, Look Both Ways are a set of interconnected stories. Sydney Smith won for his picture book, Small in the City.