And The Winner Is. . . . .

2013 American Library Association (ALA) Youth Media Awards:

  • The Randolph Caldecott award is presented to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. This year’s winner is Jon Klassen’s This Is Not My Hat.
  • The John Newbery award is presented to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. This year’s winner is K.A. Applegate’s The One and Only Ivan.
  • The Michael L. Printz Award is presented to the author of the book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. This year’s winner is Nick Lake’s In Darkness.