2023 ALA Youth Media Awards

Recognized worldwide for the high quality they represent, ALA awards guide parents, educators, librarians and others in selecting the best materials for youth. Selected by judging committees of librarians and other children’s experts, the awards encourage original and creative work. For more information on the ALA youth media awards and notables, please visit www.ala.org/yma.

Freewater By Amina Luqman-Dawson Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316056618
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 1st, 2022

Hot Dog: (Winner of the 2023 Caldecott Medal) By Doug Salati Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593308431
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - May 24th, 2022

All My Rage: A Novel By Sabaa Tahir Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593202340
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Published: Razorbill - March 1st, 2022

Standing in the Need of Prayer: A Modern Retelling of the Classic Spiritual By Carole Boston Weatherford, Frank Morrison (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593306345
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - September 20th, 2022

We Deserve Monuments By Jas Hammonds Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250816559
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - November 29th, 2022

Choosing Brave: How Mamie Till-Mobley and Emmett Till Sparked the Civil Rights Movement By Angela Joy, Janelle Washington (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Angela Joy, Janelle Washington (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250220950
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 6th, 2022

Listen: How Evelyn Glennie, a Deaf Girl, Changed Percussion By Shannon Stocker, Devon Holzwarth (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shannon Stocker, Devon Holzwarth (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593109694
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Published: Dial Books - April 12th, 2022

Wildoak By C. C. Harrington Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338803860
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 20th, 2022

The Words We Keep By Erin Stewart Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781984848895
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Published: Ember - February 28th, 2023

Just a Girl: A True Story of World War II By Lia Levi, Jess Mason (Illustrator), Sylvia Adrian Notini (Translated by) Cover Image
By Lia Levi, Jess Mason (Illustrator), Sylvia Adrian Notini (Translated by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063065086
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Published: HarperCollins - March 22nd, 2022

Where Wonder Grows By Xelena González, Adriana M. Garcia (Illustrator) Cover Image
$20.95
ISBN: 9781947627468
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Published: Cinco Puntos Press - January 11th, 2022

Frizzy By Claribel A. Ortega, Rose Bousamra (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Claribel A. Ortega, Rose Bousamra (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250259639
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Published: First Second - October 18th, 2022

Burn Down, Rise Up By Vincent Tirado Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781728246000
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - May 3rd, 2022

Seen and Unseen: What Dorothea Lange, Toyo Miyatake, and Ansel Adams's Photographs Reveal About the Japanese American Incarceration By Lauren Tamaki (Illustrator), Elizabeth Partridge Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781452165103
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 25th, 2022

Love, Violet By Charlotte Sullivan Wild, Charlene Chua (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374313722
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - January 4th, 2022

When the Angels Left the Old Country By Sacha Lamb Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781646141760
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Published: Levine Querido - October 18th, 2022

I Did It! (I Like to Read Comics) By Michael Emberley Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780823446513
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Published: Holiday House - October 11th, 2022

The Life and Crimes of Hoodie Rosen By Isaac Blum Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593525821
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Published: Philomel Books - September 13th, 2022

Victory. Stand!: Raising My Fist for Justice By Tommie Smith, Derrick Barnes, Dawud Anyabwile Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781324003908
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Published: Norton Young Readers - September 27th, 2022

From the Tops of the Trees By Kao Kalia Yang, Rachel Wada (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kao Kalia Yang, Rachel Wada (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541581302
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Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - October 5th, 2021

Maizy Chen's Last Chance: (Newbery Honor Award Winner) By Lisa Yee Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984830258
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - February 1st, 2022

Himawari House By Harmony Becker Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250235572
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Published: First Second - November 9th, 2021

The Tower of Life: How Yaffa Eliach Rebuilt Her Town in Stories and Photographs By Chana Stiefel, Susan Gal (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chana Stiefel, Susan Gal (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338225891
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 4th, 2022

Aviva vs the Dybbuk By Mari Lowe Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646141258
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Published: Levine Querido - February 22nd, 2022

Iveliz Explains It All: (Newbery Honor Award Winner) By Andrea Beatriz Arango, Alyssa Bermudez (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593563977
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 13th, 2022

The Last Mapmaker By Christina Soontornvat Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536204957
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Published: Candlewick - April 12th, 2022

Ain't Burned All the Bright By Jason Reynolds, Jason Griffin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jason Reynolds, Jason Griffin (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534439467
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - January 11th, 2022

Berry Song By Michaela Goade Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316494175
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - July 19th, 2022

Knight Owl By Christopher Denise Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316310628
Availability: Backordered
Published: Christy Ottaviano Books - March 15th, 2022

Star Child: A Biographical Constellation of Octavia Estelle Butler By Ibi Zoboi Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780399187407
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - January 3rd, 2023

The Talk By Alicia D. Williams, Briana Mukodiri Uchendu (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534495296
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 18th, 2022

Me and the Boss: A Story About Mending and Love By Michelle Edwards, April Harrison (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michelle Edwards, April Harrison (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593310670
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - October 11th, 2022

Swim Team By Johnnie Christmas, Johnnie Christmas (Illustrator) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780063056763
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Published: HarperAlley - May 17th, 2022

Scout's Honor By Lily Anderson Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250246738
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - April 5th, 2022

Queer Ducks (and Other Animals): The Natural World of Animal Sexuality By Eliot Schrefer, Jules Zuckerberg (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eliot Schrefer, Jules Zuckerberg (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063069497
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - May 24th, 2022

In the Blue By Erin Hourigan Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316497626
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2022

Hummingbird By Natalie Lloyd Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338654585
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 2nd, 2022

Honestly Elliott By Gillian McDunn Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781547606252
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - March 1st, 2022

Breathe and Count Back from Ten By Natalia Sylvester Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780358536864
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Published: Clarion Books - May 10th, 2022

Different: A Story of the Spanish Civil War By Mónica Montañés, Eva Sánchez Gómez (Illustrator), Lawrence Schimel (Translator) Cover Image
By Mónica Montañés, Eva Sánchez Gómez (Illustrator), Lawrence Schimel (Translator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780802855985
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Published: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - November 1st, 2022

Dragonfly Eyes By Cao Wenxuan Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781536200188
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Published: Candlewick - August 16th, 2022

The Coquíes Still Sing: A Story of Home, Hope, and Rebuilding By Karina Nicole González, Krystal Quiles (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250787187
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - August 23rd, 2022

A Land of Books: Dreams of Young Mexihcah Word Painters By Duncan Tonatiuh Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419749421
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - November 15th, 2022

Magic: Once Upon a Faraway Land By Mirelle Ortega Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781951836573
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 6th, 2022

Phenomenal AOC: The Roots and Rise of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez By Anika Aldamuy Denise, Loris Lora (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Anika Aldamuy Denise, Loris Lora (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063113749
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Published: HarperCollins - September 6th, 2022

Srta. Quinces (Miss Quinces) By Kat Fajardo, Kat Fajardo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kat Fajardo, Kat Fajardo (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338535655
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Published: Scholastic en español - May 3rd, 2022

Still Dreaming / Seguimos Soñando By Claudia Guadalupe Martínez, Magdalena Mora (Illustrator), Luis Humberto Crosthwaite (Translator) Cover Image
$20.95
ISBN: 9780892394340
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Published: Children's Book Press (CA) - October 11th, 2022

The Notebook Keeper: A Story of Kindness from the Border By Stephen Briseño, Magdalena Mora (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Stephen Briseño, Magdalena Mora (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593307052
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Published: Random House Studio - June 28th, 2022

Tumble By Celia C. Pérez Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593325179
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Published: Kokila - August 16th, 2022

High Spirits By Camille Gomera-Tavarez Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646141296
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Published: Levine Querido - April 12th, 2022

The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School By Sonora Reyes Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063060234
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 17th, 2022

A Seed Grows By Antoinette Portis Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823448920
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Published: Neal Porter Books - June 21st, 2022

Sweet Justice: Georgia Gilmore and the Montgomery Bus Boycott By Mara Rockliff, R. Gregory Christie (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524720643
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Published: Random House Studio - January 11th, 2022

In the Key of Us By Mariama J. Lockington Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374314101
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - April 26th, 2022

Kapaemahu By Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson, Daniel Sousa (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593530061
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Published: Kokila - June 7th, 2022

The Real Riley Mayes By Rachel Elliott, Rachel Elliott (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rachel Elliott, Rachel Elliott (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062995742
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 3rd, 2022

Strong By Rob Kearney, Eric Rosswood, Nidhi Chanani (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316292900
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2022

I Kissed Shara Wheeler: A Novel By Casey McQuiston Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250244451
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Published: Wednesday Books - May 3rd, 2022

Man o' War By Cory McCarthy Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593353707
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - May 31st, 2022

The Summer of Bitter and Sweet By Jen Ferguson Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063086166
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Published: Heartdrum - May 10th, 2022

Fish and Wave (I Can Read Comics Level 1) By Sergio Ruzzier, Sergio Ruzzier (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sergio Ruzzier, Sergio Ruzzier (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780063076662
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Published: HarperAlley - May 17th, 2022

Owl and Penguin (I Like to Read Comics) By Vikram Madan Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780823451500
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Published: Holiday House - October 11th, 2022

Hell Followed with Us By Andrew Joseph White Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781682633243
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Published: Peachtree Teen - June 7th, 2022

Abuela, Don't Forget Me By Rex Ogle Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781324019954
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Published: Norton Young Readers - September 6th, 2022

A Face for Picasso: Coming of Age with Crouzon Syndrome By Ariel Henley Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374314071
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - November 2nd, 2021

American Murderer: The Parasite that Haunted the South (Medical Fiascoes) By Gail Jarrow Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781684378159
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Published: Calkins Creek - September 27th, 2022

Unequal: A Story of America By Michael Eric Dyson, Marc Favreau Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780759557017
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2022

Nana, Nenek & Nina By Liza Ferneyhough, Liza Ferneyhough (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593353943
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Published: Dial Books - August 9th, 2022

Troublemaker By John Cho Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780759554474
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 22nd, 2022

The Silence that Binds Us By Joanna Ho Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063059344
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Published: HarperTeen - June 14th, 2022

Big Dreams, Small Fish By Paula Cohen Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646141265
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Published: Levine Querido - March 1st, 2022

The Very Best Sukkah: A Story from Uganda By Shoshana Nambi, Moran Yogev (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shoshana Nambi, Moran Yogev (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781735087580
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Published: Kalaniot Books - September 6th, 2022

Sitting Shiva By Erin Silver, Michelle Theodore (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Erin Silver, Michelle Theodore (Illustrator)
$21.95
ISBN: 9781459827721
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Published: Orca Book Publishers - May 17th, 2022

Honey and Me By Meira Drazin Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338155433
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 18th, 2022

Black Bird, Blue Road By Sofiya Pasternack Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358572039
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Published: Versify - September 20th, 2022

Ellen Outside the Lines By A. J. Sass Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780759556270
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 22nd, 2022

My Fine Fellow By Jennieke Cohen Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780063047549
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Published: HarperTeen - January 10th, 2023

Some Kind of Hate By Sarah Darer Littman Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338746815
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Published: Scholastic Press - November 1st, 2022

Eight Nights of Flirting By Hannah Reynolds Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593349755
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Published: Razorbill - October 25th, 2022