The American Library Association (ALA) announced the top books, digital media, video and audio books for children and young adults on Monday, January 24 – including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards.
Some winner highlights
- The Last Cuentista written by Donna Barba Higuera, is the 2022 Newbery Medal winner.
- Watercress illustrated by Jason Chin, is the 2022 Caldecott Medal winner.
- Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre, written by Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrated by Floyd Cooper is both the Coretta Scott King Author Book & Illustrator Book winner.
- Grace Lin won the The Children’s Literature Legacy Award.
- The 2022 Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in writing for young adults is A. S. King.
Find more about the winners and honorees