2022 Winter Children’s and Young Adult Book Awards: A Roundup of Our Blog Entries for the ALA, NCTE, ILA, and NSTA Winners
Each year, the announcement of the American Library Association (ALA) Youth Media Awards gives us occasion to celebrate the many awards in the field of children’s and young adult literature. Below you will find links to the 2022 ALA award-winning, honor books, and authors that we blogged about, as well as links to other books we blogged about in the past that have won some of the most prestigious awards and honors in the field for 2021.
The following awards are included in this post:
- 2022 American Library Association (ALA) Youth Media Awards
- 2022 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Charlotte Huck Award
- 2022 International Literacy Association (ILA) Children’s Literature and Reading Special Interest Group (CLR SIG) Notable Books for a Global Society
- 2021 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Outstanding Science Trade Books
We invite you to explore our previously written blog entries for these winners and honor books. In the coming weeks, we will select a few more titles from the list of ALA winners and post blog entries to support you as you teach with these titles.
2022 ALA Youth Media Awards
American Indian Youth Literature Award, granted in even-numbered years, for the very best writing and illustrations by Native Americans and Indigenous peoples of North America.
Sydney Taylor Book Award for significant contributions to the genre of Jewish children’s literature.
Coretta Scott King Award for outstanding books for young adults and children by African American authors and illustrators that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.
YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Award for the best in nonfiction published for young adults ranging from 12 through ages 18 highlighting excellence in writing, research, presentation, and readability for young adults.
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal for the most distinguished informational book published in the United States in English during the preceding year.
2022 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Children’s Book and Poetry Awards
Charlotte Huck Award for fiction that has the potential to transform children’s lives by inviting compassion, imagination, and wonder
2022 International Literacy Association (ILA) Notable Books for a Global Society
Words by Amanda Gorman
Pictures by Loren Long
Published by Viking
2022 National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) Outstanding Science Trade Books
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About Grace Enriquez
Grace is an associate professor of language and literacy at Lesley University. A former English Language Arts teacher, reading specialist, and literacy consultant, she teaches and writes about children’s literature, critical literacies, and literacies and embodiment. Grace is co-author of The Reading Turn-Around and co-editor of Literacies, Learning, and the Body.
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