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Congratulations to Our 2018 Award Winners!

February 12, 2018
The Riveted Team
YA Fiction Is Our Addiction

Congratulations to our 2018 ALA winners!

Every year, the American Library Association honors outstanding media, including books and videos for children and young adults. We’re so thrilled to congratulate these authors for the recognition of their incredible work.

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

  • Coretta Scott King Author Honor
  • Newberry Honor
  • Printz Honor
  • Odyssey Honor

Jason is the third author in ALA history to receive both a Newberry and Printz honor for the same book!


Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman

Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman

  • Morris Award Finalist

Saints and Misfits by S.K. Ali

Saints and Misfits by S.K. Ali

  • Morris Award Finalist

Angela Johnson, Margaret A. Edwards Award Lifetime Achievement Award

Heaven by Angela Johnson

Author of Heaven, Looking for Red, The First Part Last, and Sweet, Hereafter


Roughneck by Jeff LeMire

Roughneck by Jeff LeMire

  • Alex Award

An Unkindness of Magicians by Kat Howard

An Unkindness of Magicians by Kat Howard

  • Alex Award

To find out more about the ALA awards, visit their website.

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