ALA Youth Media Awards!

The ALA award announcements are always so exciting! Every year there is speculation about which books will take home the highest honors and then the day finally comes!

Here is the full list of ALA 2021 Youth Media Awards (and honors):

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

When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller

Newbery Honor Books: 

Pre-Order Amanda Gorman's Books

So many of you have called, texted, and DMed after watching Amanda Gorman's moving reading during the inauguration. Yes! We will have her books when they release on September 21st and yes! You should pre-order!

Amanda Gorman was named the country's first Youth Poet Laureate in 2017 and with her powerful reading of her poem, The Hill We Climb, she continues to shine as an inspiration to young writers and, honestly, everyone!

New from Alys Arden!

It's here! Happy Book Birthday, Alys Arden!!

Hailed as "the Anne Rice of the text message generation," Alys Arden's sparkling debut, The Casquette Girls, entranced over a million readers online, and the series has since garnered a cult following around the world.

"A Southern Gothic love letter." -Publishers Weekly, Starred Review, on The Casquette Girls


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