Drum roll, please!
At the American Library Association's midwinter conference today, the 2015 Youth Media Award winners were announced. Here are some of the results.
To see all the winners, click here.
Winner: Dan Santat for The Adventures of Beekle: the Unimaginary Friend
Honor: Lauren Castillo for Nana in the City
Honor: Mary GrandPre for The Noisy Paint Box by Barb Rosenstock
Honor: Jon Klassen for Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett
Honor: Yuyi Morales for Viva Frida
Honor: Melissa Sweet for The Right Word: Roget and his Thesaurus by Jennifer Bryant
Honor: Jillian Tamaki for This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki
Young Children's Award: A Boy and A Jaguar by Alan Rabinowitz
Middle Grade Award: Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin
Coretta Scott King Illustrator Awards:
Winner: Christopher Myers for Firebird by Misty Copeland
Honor: Christian Robinson for Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell
Honor: Frank Morrison for Little Melba and Her Big Trombone by Katheryn Russell-Brown
Pura Belpre Illustrator Awards:
Winner: Yuyi Morales for Viva Frida
Honor: Susan Guevara for Little Roja Riding Hood by Susan Middleton Elya
Honor: John Parra for Green is a Chile Pepper by Roseanne Thong
Honor: Duncan Tonatiuh for Separate is Never Equal