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ALA Announces Youth Media Award Winners

The American Library Association presented their Youth Media Awards earlier today. Larry Dane Brimner won the Sibert Medal for distinguished informational book for the Twelve Days in May: Freedom Ride 1961. Elisha Cooper‘s Big Cat Little Cat was named a Caldecott Honor Book. Eloise Greenfield received the Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement. Deborah Heiligman’s Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers won the YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction award and was named a Printz Honor Book. Dori Hillestad Butler‘s King & Kayla and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats, illustrated by Nancy Meyers, was named a Geisel Honor Book.

For the complete list of winners and honorees, please visit the ALA website.