Looking for a good book to kick off a new year of reading? Well, you’re in luck – the American Library Association just announced their pick of the top children’s and young adult books for 2024! These selections include the winner and honorable mentions of popular awards like: the Caldecott Award for the most distinguished American picture book, the Newbery Award for outstanding contributions to children’s literature, and the Coretta Scott King Award, recognizing outstanding African American authors and illustrators.
Check out our display in the Children’s Room for easy access to many of the chosen books. You can also click on any title below to view their catalog record and place a hold using your CLAMS account. Learn more about ALA’s Youth Media Award winners by clicking here!
Caldecott Award Winner:
Newbery Award Winner:
Coretta Scott King Author Award Winner:
Nigeria Jones by Ibi Zoboi (Young Adult)
Coretta Scott King Author Honors:
Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner:
An American Story illustrated by Dare Coulter
Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honors:
American Library Association. “American Library Association Announces 2024 Youth Media Awards Winners”, 22 Jan 2024, https://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2024/01/american-library-association-announces-2024-youth-media-award-winners