Congratulations to Angeline Boulley on winning this year’s William C. Morris Award for her debut novel Firekeeper’s Daughter! Congratulations to Morris Award Finalists Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé, Amber McBride, and Cory Anderson on their outstanding debuts! Find the full list of YALSA Morris Award Winner & Finalists here.Learn more about our Morris Award Winner & Finalists here →
This month, we’re interviewing Amber McBride, author of debut novel-in-verse Me (Moth)! The novel is about a teen girl who is grieving the deaths of her family and a teen boy who crosses her path. The book publishes this August and has just earned its first star from Booklist, who described the story as being “hauntingly romantic.”
Amber shares more about her inspiration for the story and what she hopes young readers will learn here.Read a Q&A with Amber here →
We are proud to share our 2021 ALA Award winners, honorees, and finalists from Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, announced on Monday, January 25th at the Youth Media Awards!Learn more about our winners & honors here →
The American Library Association is offering an exciting new free all-day virtual event celebrating the winners of several of its major book awards, including the esteemed Newbery and Caldecott medals, the Coretta Scott King Book Awards, the Printz Award, and the Stonewall youth and adult Book Awards.Find out more about the celebrations and our ALA Award Winners →
We’ll miss seeing you all in Chicago this year, but you don’t have to miss out on scoring digital ARCs of upcoming titles on NetGalley, entering to win a bundle of some of our favorite Fall 2020 ARCs, meeting your favorite authors, downloadable resources, and more! Visit our virtual booth below!Visit our ALA Annual booth here →
Congratulations to all of this year’s award winners! Keep reading to find out more about our ALA Award winners, honors, and recommended reading selections from ALSC and YALSA.View all our winners, honors, and recommended books here ➔
Listen here for this exciting Q and A with four of the five authors nominated for YALSA’s 2020 William C. Morris Debut Award, an honor presented annually to first-time authors writing for teens. Featuring conversations with Ben Philippe (The Field Guide to the North American Teenager), David Yoon (Frankly in Love), Katy Rose Pool (There Will Come a Darkness), and Nafiza Azad (The Candle and the Flame), this free, hour-long webinar will be moderated by Booklist Books for Youth editor—and Morris Award Committee consultant—Sarah Hunter. For more information about the Morris Award, visit http://www.ala.org/yalsa/morris-award.
Congratulations to all of this year’s award winners! Keep reading to find out more about our ALA Award winners and recommended reading selections from ALSC and YALSA.
★ Geisel Honor Winner
★ William C. Morris Finalists
★ ALA Rainbow Reading List
★ ALSC Notable Children’s Books
★ YALSA’s Best Fiction for Young Adults
★ YALSA’s Great Graphic Novels
★ YALSA’s Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers