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Friday, February 4, 2022

2022 Youth Media Award Winners

It may be old news, yet we wanted to post the 2022 Robert F. Sibert Award winner and honor books. Because, after all, our blog is all about celebrating nonfiction!

And the winner is...

The People's Painter: How Ben Shahn Fought for Justice with Art 
by Cynthia Levinson; Pictures by Evan Turk
Abrams. 2021

Honor books:

The Great Stink: How Joseph Bazalgette Solved London's Poop Pollution Problem
by Colleen Paeff; Illustrated by Nancy Carpenter

Fallout: Spies, Superbombs, and the Ultimate Cold War Showdown
by Steve Sheinkin
Roaring Brook Press

We Are Still Here!: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know
by Traci Sorell; Illustrated by Frané  Lessac

Summertime Sleepers: Animals That Estivate
by Melissa Stewart; Illustrated by Sarah S. Brannen

Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre
by Carole Boston Weatherford; Illustrated by Floyd Cooper

Click on the link to see the complete listing of the ALA Youth Media Awards just in case you missed the announcements.

Happy reading,

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