2021 ALA Youth Media Award Winners

Check out the winners of the American Library Association's 2021 Youth Media Awards.  This annual recognition includes the prestigious Newbery Medal for the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children, the Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children, the Michael L. Printz Award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature, as well as many other annual recognitions for excellence in youth literature.  See below for this year's winners, and the best-selling winners from previous years.

We Are Water Protectors Cover Image
By Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250203557
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 17th, 2020

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

Everything Sad Is Untrue: (a true story) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781646140008
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Published: Levine Querido - August 25th, 2020

All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781536209457
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Published: Candlewick - October 13th, 2020

Before the Ever After Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399545436
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 1st, 2020

RESPECT: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534452282
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 25th, 2020

Legendborn (The Legendborn Cycle) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534441606
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - September 15th, 2020

¡Vamos! Let’s Go Eat (World of ¡Vamos!) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328557049
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Published: Versify - March 24th, 2020

Efrén Divided Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062881687
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Published: Quill Tree Books - March 31st, 2020

Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera Cover Image
By Candace Fleming, Eric Rohmann (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823442850
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Published: Neal Porter Books - February 4th, 2020

See the Cat: Three Stories About a Dog Cover Image
By David LaRochelle, Mike Wohnoutka (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536204278
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Published: Candlewick - September 8th, 2020

If These Wings Could Fly Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062885029
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - March 3rd, 2020

The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525646549
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - February 11th, 2020

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

Danbi Leads the School Parade Cover Image
By Anna Kim, Anna Kim (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780451478894
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - July 7th, 2020

Prairie Lotus Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781328781505
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Published: Clarion Books - March 3rd, 2020

This Light Between Us: A Novel of World War II Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250192387
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Published: Tor Teen - January 7th, 2020

Displacement Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250193537
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Published: First Second - August 18th, 2020

Anya and the Nightingale Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358006022
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Published: Versify - November 10th, 2020

The Blackbird Girls Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984837356
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

They Went Left Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316490573
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2020

BOX: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763691561
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Published: Candlewick - April 14th, 2020

Fighting Words Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984815682
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Published: Dial Books - August 11th, 2020

We Dream of Space Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062747303
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 5th, 2020

A Wish in the Dark Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536204940
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Published: Candlewick - March 24th, 2020

A Place Inside of Me: A Poem to Heal the Heart Cover Image
By Zetta Elliott, Noa Denmon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374307417
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - July 21st, 2020

The Cat Man of Aleppo Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984813787
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - April 14th, 2020

Me & Mama Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534454217
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - August 25th, 2020

Outside In Cover Image
By Deborah Underwood, Cindy Derby (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328866820
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 14th, 2020

All the Days Past, All the Days to Come Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780399257308
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - January 7th, 2020

Lifting as We Climb: Black Women's Battle for the Ballot Box Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780451481542
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 21st, 2020

King and the Dragonflies Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338129335
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 4th, 2020

Magnificent Homespun Brown: A Celebration Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780884487975
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - January 7th, 2020

Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks Cover Image
By Suzanne Slade, Cozbi A. Cabrera (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419734113
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2020

Apple: (Skin to the Core) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781646140138
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Published: Levine Querido - October 6th, 2020

Every Body Looking Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525556206
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - September 22nd, 2020

We Are Not Free Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358131434
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2020

I Talk Like a River Cover Image
By Jordan Scott, Sydney Smith (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823445592
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Published: Neal Porter Books - September 1st, 2020

All the Way to the Top: How One Girl's Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything Cover Image
By Annette Bay Pimentel, Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins (Foreword by), Nabi Ali (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781492688976
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Published: Sourcebooks Explore - March 10th, 2020

Itzhak: A Boy Who Loved the Violin Cover Image
By Tracy Newman, Abigail Halpin (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419741104
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - May 12th, 2020

Show Me a Sign Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338255812
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 3rd, 2020

Get a Grip, Vivy Cohen! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525554189
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Published: Dial Books - February 25th, 2020

When Stars Are Scattered Cover Image
By Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator), Iman Geddy (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780525553908
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Published: Dial Books - April 14th, 2020

This Is My Brain in Love Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316423823
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 14th, 2020

Telephone Tales Cover Image
By Gianni Rodari, Valerio Vidali (Illustrator), Antony Shugaar (Translator)
$27.95
ISBN: 9781592702848
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - September 8th, 2020

Catherine's War Cover Image
By Julia Billet, Claire Fauvel (Illustrator), Ivanka Hahnenberger (Translated by)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062915597
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Published: HarperAlley - January 21st, 2020

Sharuko: El Arqueólogo Peruano Julio C. Tello / Peruvian Archaeologist Julio C. Tello Cover Image
By Monica Brown, Elisa Chavarri (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780892394234
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Published: Children's Book Press (CA) - August 18th, 2020

The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374313609
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - July 21st, 2020

Furia Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781616209919
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 15th, 2020

Never Look Back Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547603732
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - September 15th, 2020

We Are Not from Here Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984812261
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Published: Philomel Books - May 19th, 2020

How We Got to the Moon: The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest Adventure Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780525647416
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - October 6th, 2020

Beetle & the Hollowbones Cover Image
By Aliza Layne, Aliza Layne (Illustrator), Kristen Acampora (Colorist), Natalie Riess (Colorist)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534441545
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 4th, 2020

Darius the Great Deserves Better Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593108239
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Published: Dial Books - August 25th, 2020

You Should See Me in a Crown Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338503265
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 2nd, 2020

The Bear in My Family Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525555827
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Published: Dial Books - March 10th, 2020

Ty's Travels: Zip, Zoom! (My First I Can Read) Cover Image
By Kelly Starling Lyons, Nina Mata (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062951106
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Published: HarperCollins - September 1st, 2020

Where's Baby? Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735264984
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Published: Tundra Books - January 7th, 2020

Black Girl Unlimited: The Remarkable Story of a Teenage Wizard Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250309853
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - January 14th, 2020

It Sounded Better in My Head Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250219268
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 7th, 2020

The Black Kids Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534462724
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 4th, 2020

Woven in Moonlight Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781624148019
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Published: Page Street Kids - January 7th, 2020

The Cat I Never Named: A True Story of Love, War, and Survival Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781547604531
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - September 8th, 2020

You Call This Democracy?: How to Fix Our Government and Deliver Power to the People Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780358387428
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 31st, 2020

The Golden Goblet (Newbery Library, Puffin) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780140303353
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Published: Puffin Books - May 6th, 1986

Walk Two Moons Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780064405171
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Published: HarperCollins - June 18th, 2019

Wringer Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064405782
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Published: HarperCollins - May 1st, 2018

Holes (Holes Series #1) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780440228592
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Published: Laurel Leaf - August 14th, 2001

Olive's Ocean Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060535438
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Published: Greenwillow Books - August 12th, 2003

Strawberry Girl 60th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
By Lois Lenski, Lois Lenski (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064405850
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Published: HarperCollins - April 26th, 2005

Abel's Island Cover Image
By William Steig, William Steig (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780312371432
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Published: Square Fish - October 2nd, 2007

When You Reach Me: (Newbery Medal Winner) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780375850868
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Published: Yearling - December 28th, 2010

Julie of the Wolves Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064400589
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Published: HarperCollins - July 2nd, 2019

Charlotte's Web Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780064400558
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Published: HarperCollins - April 10th, 2012

This Is Not My Hat Cover Image
By Jon Klassen, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763655990
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Published: Candlewick - October 9th, 2012

Where the Wild Things Are Cover Image
By Maurice Sendak, Maurice Sendak (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780060254926
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Published: HarperCollins - December 26th, 2012

In the Night Kitchen Cover Image
By Maurice Sendak, Maurice Sendak (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780060266684
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Published: HarperCollins - January 19th, 1996

Little Blue Truck's Valentine Cover Image
By Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780358272441
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - December 8th, 2020

A Ball for Daisy: (Caldecott Medal Winner) Cover Image
By Chris Raschka, Chris Raschka (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780375858611
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - May 10th, 2011

Zen Shorts (A Stillwater Book) Cover Image
By Jon J. Muth, Jon J. Muth (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780439339117
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 1st, 2005

Mr. Wuffles! Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780618756612
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Published: Clarion Books - October 1st, 2013

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ISBN: 9780688091736
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Published: Greenwillow Books - October 17th, 1990

Truck Cover Image
By Donald Crews, Donald Crews (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780688104818
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 25th, 1991

Have You Seen My Duckling? Cover Image
By Nancy Tafuri, Nancy Tafuri (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780688109943
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Published: Greenwillow Books - August 21st, 1991

Freight Train Cover Image
By Donald Crews, Donald Crews (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780688117016
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Published: Greenwillow Books - January 21st, 2003

Ten, Nine, Eight Board Book Cover Image
By Molly Bang, Molly Bang (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780688149017
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 20th, 1996