2021 Award Season for Children's Books

Add the newest honored titles to your Newbery and Caldecott collections and other notable awards from the American Library Association (links to media announcement).

When You Trap a Tiger: (Winner of the 2021 Newbery Medal) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524715700
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 28th, 2020

John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature.


We Are Water Protectors Cover Image
By Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250203557
Availability: On our shelves as of last inventory update.
Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 17th, 2020

Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children.


Everything Sad Is Untrue: (a true story) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646140008
Availability: On our shelves as of last inventory update.
Published: Levine Querido - August 25th, 2020

Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults.


Before the Ever After Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399545436
Availability: On our shelves as of last inventory update.
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 1st, 2020

Coretta Scott King Book Awards recognizing an African American author and illustrator of outstanding books for children and young adults. Author winner.


RESPECT: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534452282
Availability: On our shelves as of last inventory update.
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 25th, 2020

Coretta Scott King Book Awards recognizing an African American author and illustrator of outstanding books for children and young adults. Illustrator winner.


I Talk Like a River Cover Image
By Jordan Scott, Sydney Smith (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823445592
Availability: On our shelves as of last inventory update.
Published: Neal Porter Books - September 1st, 2020

Schneider Family Book Award for books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experience.


Efrén Divided Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062881687
Availability: Not on our shelves. Usually arrives at The Bookworm in 4-7 days from distributor/publisher.
Published: Quill Tree Books - March 31st, 2020

Pura Belpré Awards honoring a Latinx writer and illustrator whose children's books best portray, affirm and celebrate the Latino cultural experience. Author award.


¡Vamos! Let’s Go Eat (World of ¡Vamos!) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328557049
Availability: On our shelves as of last inventory update.
Published: Versify - March 24th, 2020

Pura Belpré Awards honoring a Latinx writer and illustrator whose children's books best portray, affirm and celebrate the Latino cultural experience. Illustrator award.


Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist Cover Image
By Julie Leung, Chris Sasaki (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524771874
Availability: On our shelves as of last inventory update.
Published: Schwartz & Wade - September 24th, 2019

Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature.  The award promotes Asian/Pacific American culture and heritage and is awarded based on literary and artistic merit.


Welcoming Elijah: A Passover Tale with a Tail Cover Image
By Leslea Newman, Susan Gal (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781580898829
Availability: Not on our shelves. Usually arrives at The Bookworm in 4-7 days from distributor/publisher.
Published: Charlesbridge - January 28th, 2020

The Sydney Taylor Book Award is presented annually to outstanding books for children and teens that authentically portray the Jewish experience. Presented since 1968 by the Association of Jewish Libraries, an affiliate of the American Library Association, the award encourages the publication and widespread use of quality Judaic literature. 


Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780140384512
Availability: On our shelves as of last inventory update.
Published: Puffin Books - November 27th, 2001

Children’s Literature Legacy Award honors an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made, over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children through books that demonstrate integrity and respect for all children’s lives and experiences. 


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