ALA Youth Media Awards of 2017

Title | Author| Category

  1. As Brave As You | Jason Reynolds | Upper Elementary & Junior High Plus
  2. Esquivel!: Space-Age Sound Artist | Susan Wood / Duncan Tonatiuh | Arts Elementary
  3. Freedom in Congo Square | Carole Boston Weatherford / R. Gregory Christie | Nonfiction Early Elementary
  4. Giant Squid | Candace Fleming / Eric Rohmann | Nonfiction Early Elementary Plus
  5. Good Night Owl | Greg Pizzoli | Pre-Kindergarten; Emergent Readers
  6. In the Country We Love: My Family Divided | Diane Guerrero | Adult Crossover High Plus
  7. In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives | Kenneth C. Davis | Nonfiction Middle Plus
  8. Juana and Lucas | Juana Medina | Independent Readers
  9. Leave Me Alone! | Vera Brosgol | Easy Reading Plus
  10. Nimona (Audiobook) | Noelle Stevenson | Audiobooks High
  11. Oops, Pounce, Quick, Run!: An Alphabet Caper | Mike Twohy | Kindergarten Plus
  12. Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat | Javaka Steptoe | Arts Elementary
  13. Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story | Caren Stelson | History High
  14. Samurai Rising: The Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune | Pamela S. Turner / Gareth Hinds | Young Adults Plus
  15. Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille | Jen Bryant / Boris Kulikov | Biography Elementary
  16. The Girl Who Drank the Moon | Kelly Barnhill | Advanced Readers Plus
  17. The Hammer of Thor: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book Two | Rick Riordan | Advanced Readers Plus
  18. The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog | Adam Gidwitz / Hatem Aly | Fantasy/Science Fiction Middle
  19. The Passion of Dolssa | Julie Berry | Young Adults; Mature Young Adults Plus
  20. The Princess and the Warrior: A Tale of Two Volcanoes | Duncan Tonatiuh | Multicultural Elementary
  21. The Sun Is Also a Star | Nicola Yoon | City High School
  22. They All Saw a Cat | Brendan Wenzel | Kindergarten Plus
  23. Unbecoming | Jenny Downham | Mature Young Adults Plus
  24. Uprooted: The Japanese American Experience During World War II | Albert Marrin | History High
  25. We Will Not Be Silent: How the White Rose Student Resistance Movement Defied Adolf Hitler | Russell Freedman | Nonfiction Middle Plus
  26. When the Moon Was Ours | Anna-Marie McLemore | Mature Young Adults Plus
  27. Wolf Hollow | Lauren Wolk | Upper Elementary & Junior High Plus; Realistic Fiction Middle

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