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Friday, February 3, 2023

Nonfiction Winners at the ALA Youth Media Awards

 Here is an overview of some of the nonfiction titles that were honored at the ALA Youth Media Awards on Monday.  

Sibert Medal

Seen and Unseen 
by Elizabeth Partridge
Chronicle Books

Sibert Honors

  Choosing Brave: How Mamie Till-Mobley and Emmett Till Sparked the Civil Right Movement
by Angela Joy
illustrated by Janelle Washington
Roaring Brook Press
by Antoinette Portis
Neal Porter Books

Sweet Justice: Georgia Gilmore and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
by Mara Rockliff
illustrated by R. Gregory Christie
Random House

The Tower of Life: How Yaffa Eliach Rebuilt Her Town in Stories and Photographs
by Chana Stiefel
illustrated by Susan Gal
Scholastic Press

YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction- Winner

Victory. Stand!: Raising My Fist for Justice
by Tommie Smith, Derrick Barnes and Dawud Anyabwile
Norton Young Readers

YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction- Finalists

Abuela, Don't Forget Me
by Rex Ogle
Norton Young Readers

American Murderer
by Gail Jarrow
Calkins Creek

A Face for Picasso
by Ariel Henry
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Unequal: A Story of America
by Michael Eric Dyson and Marc Favreau
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Coretta Scott King John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award
 and Caldecott Honor

Coretta Scott King Author Honor

Coretta Scott King Author Honor and Illustrator Honor

Pura Belpré Youth Illustration Honor

Schneider Family Book Award

Printz Honor

Batchelder Award

Sydney Taylor Book Award

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