2016 ALA Youth Media Award Winners

2016 ALA Youth Media Award Winners

The American Library Association announced the Youth Media Awards today!

And the 2016 Michael L. Printz Award goes to:

Bone Gap

Bone Gap, by Laura Ruby

And the Printz Honors are:

Out of Darkness, by Ashley Hope Perez
The Ghosts of Heaven, by Marcus Sedgwick

I have heard so many good things about Bone Gap, mostly from Jenny and then Suey. I’m so excited to read it.

(I have updated the Printz Project with the winner and honor books. Head on over to check it out.)

And the 2016 John Newbery Medal goes to:

Last Stop on Market Street

Last Stop on Market Street, by Matt de la Peña
(This also won a Caldecott Honor.)

And the 2016 Caldecott Medal goes to:

Finding Winnie

Finding Winnie, written by Lindsay Mattick and illustrated Sophie Blackall

For the rest of the winners of the 2016 ALA Youth Media Awards, check out this ALA press release.

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