Celebrating the 2021 Youth Media Awards
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Nicole and Matthew discuss the results of the 2021 Youth Media Awards and celebrate some of their favorite books honored by the awards.
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- ALA announces 2021 Youth Media Awards (press release)
BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:
- All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys’ Soccer Team by Christina Soontornvat (Newbery Honor Book)
- A Wish in the Dark by Christina Soontornvat (Newbery Honor Book)
- We Are Water Protectors written by Carole Lindstrom; illustrated by Michaela Goade (Randolph Caldecott Medal)
- Me & Mama illustrated and written by Cozbi A. Cabrera (Caldecott Honor Book) (Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book)
- Magnificent Homespun Brown: A Celebration by Samara Cole Doyon; illustrated by Kaylani Juanita (Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book)
- All the Days Past, All the Days to Come by Mildred D. Taylor (Coretta Scott King Book Award, Author) (Children’s Literature Legacy Award)
- When Stars are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed, narrated by Faysal Ahmed, Barkhad Abdi and a full cast (Odyssey Honor Audiobook)
- I Talk Like a River by Jordan Scott; illustrated by Sydney Smith (Schneider Family Book Award)
- ¡Vamos!: Let’s Go Eat by Raúl the Third (Pura Belpré Award)
- Legendborn by Tracy Deonn (Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Author Award)
- We Are Little Feminists: Families by Archaa Shrivastav (Stonewall Book Award)
Let us know what books or topics you’ve been sharing this week, or if you have a suggestion or book recommendation for an upcoming episode. Find us on email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Twitter (@MatthewWinner and @ittybittyny).