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Youth Media Awards 2021!

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The list below features medal winners and honors from the 2021 Youth Media Awards, focused on readers ages 0-12. For the Teen list, click here.

To learn more about the ALA Youth Media Awards, visit the full list on their website, here

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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Everything Sad Is Untrue: (a true story) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646140008
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Published: Levine Querido - August 25th, 2020

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

Efrén Divided Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062881687
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Published: Quill Tree Books - March 31st, 2020

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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

Lupe Wong Won't Dance Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646140039
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Published: Levine Querido - September 8th, 2020

Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist Cover Image
By Julie Leung, Chris Sasaki (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524771874
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
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

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

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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
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Dial Books - February 25th, 2020

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When Stars Are Scattered Cover Image
By Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator), Iman Geddy (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780525553908
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Published: Dial Books - April 14th, 2020

Telephone Tales Cover Image
By Gianni Rodari, Valerio Vidali (Illustrator), Anthony Shugaar (Translator)
$27.95
ISBN: 9781592702848
Availability: Not available to order
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
Availability: Not available to order
Published: HarperAlley - January 21st, 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

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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

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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

See the Cat: Three Stories About a Dog Cover Image
By David LaRochelle, Mike Wohnoutka (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536204278
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - September 8th, 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)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062951090
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Published: HarperCollins - September 1st, 2020

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What About Worms!? (Elephant & Piggie Like Reading!) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781368045735
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Published: Hyperion Books for Children - May 19th, 2020

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

Welcoming Elijah: A Passover Tale with a Tail Cover Image
By Leslea Newman, Susan Gal (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781580898829
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Charlesbridge - January 28th, 2020

Turtle Boy Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593121573
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - May 5th, 2020

I Am the Tree of Life: My Jewish Yoga Book Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781681155524
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Published: Apples & Honey Press - April 1st, 2020

Miriam at the River Cover Image
By Jane Yolen, Khoa Le (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781541544017
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Published: Kar-Ben Publishing (R) - February 4th, 2020

No Vacancy Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781773064109
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Published: Groundwood Books - September 1st, 2020

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

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