2014 ALA Youth media awards Winners of the Newbery Award, the Caldecott Award, and more!
Coretta Scott king book awards For excellence in writing and illustration by African-Americans
Coretta scotT king book awards • WINNER, Author: P.S. Be Eleven by Rita Williams-Garcia • HONORS, Authors: March Book One by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin • Darius & Twig by Walter Dean Myers • Words with Wings by Nikki Grimes • WINNER, Illustrator: Knock Knock: My Dad’s Dream for Me by Bryan Collier • HONORS, Illustrators: Nelson Mandela, illustrated by Kadir Nelson • NEW AUTHOR AWARD: When the Beat was Born, Laban Carrick Hill and Theodore Taylor II • LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Patricia and Frederick McKissack
PuraBelpré book awards For excellence in writing and illustration by Latin Americans
PuraBelpré awards • WINNER, Author: Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your… by Meg Medina • HONORS, Authors: Lightning Dreamer by Margarita Engle • The Living by Matt De La Peña • Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote by Duncan Tonatiuh • WINNER, Illustrator: Niño Wrestles the World by Yuyi Morales • HONORS, Illustrators: Maria Had a Little Llama illus. by Angela Domingues • Tito Puente: Mambo King/Rey del Mambo by Rafael Lopez • Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: a Migrant’s Tale by Duncan Tonatiuh
Odyssey awards For excellence in creating audiobooks
Odyssey Award • WINNER: Scowler by Daniel Kraus, narrated by Kirby Heyborne • HONORS: • Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle • Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds, narrated by James Naughton • Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell, narrated by Rebecca Lowman • Matilda by Roald Dahl, narrated by Kate Winslet
Mildred L. Batchelder award For excellence in literature originally published in another country and in another language, and then translated into English.
Mildred L. Batchelder award • WINNER: Mister Orange by TruusMatti (Dutch) • HONORS: The Bathing Costume or the Worst Vacation of my Life by Charlotte Moundlic (French) • My Father’s Arms Are a Boat by Stein Erik Lunde (Norwegian) • The War Within These Walls by Aline Sax (Belgian)
Robert R. Sibert informational book medal For excellence in informational literature
Robert f. Sibert informational book medal • WINNER: Parrots Over Puerto Rico by Susan L. Roth and Cindy Timbore • HONORS: • Splash of Red: the Life and Art of Horace Pippin by Jen Bryant & Melissa Sweet • Locomotive by Brian Floca • Look Up: Bird-Watching in Your Own Backyard by Annette LeBlanc Cate • The Mad Potter: George E. Ohr, Eccentric Genius by Jan Greenberg & Sandra Jordan
Theodore Seuss geisel medal For excellence in books for beginning readers
Theodore seussgeisel award • WINNER: The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli • HONORS: • Ball by Mary Sullivan • A Big Guy Took My Ball by Mo Willems • Penny and Her Marble by Kevin Henkes
Caldecott medal For excellence in illustration
Randolph caldecott medal • WINNER: Locomotive by Brian Floca • HONORS: • Journey by Aaron Becker • Flora and the Flamingo by Molly Idle • Mr. Wuffles by David Wiesner
Newbery medal For excellence in literature.
Newbery Medal • WINNER: Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo • HONORS: • Doll Bones by Holly Black • Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes • One Came Home by Amy Timberlake • Paperboy by Vince Vawter