YOUTH BOOK AWARD WINNERS . . .
STONEWALL BOOK AWARD: The Stonewall Book Award — Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s & Young Adult Literature Award is given each year to “English-language works of exceptional merit for children or teens relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience.”
PURA BELPRÉ AWARDS: Named after the first Latina librarian at the New York Public Library, this award is given each year to a Latinx writer and illustrator and for an author in the YA category.
AMERICAN INDIAN YOUTH LITERATURE AWARDS: The American Indian Youth Literature Awards are announced in even years and were established to identify and honor the very best writing and illustrations by and about American Indians and Alaska Natives. Selected titles present American Indians in the fullness of their humanity in the present and past contexts.
ASIAN/PACIFIC AMERICAN AWARD FOR LITERATURE: The Asian/Pacific American Award promotes Asian/Pacific American culture and heritage and is awarded based on literary and artistic merit in three categories: picture book, children's literature and youth literature.
SYDNEY TAYLOR BOOK AWARD: The Sydney Taylor Book Award is presented annually to outstanding books for children and teens that authentically portray the Jewish experience.
YALSA AWARD: The Yalsa Award is given for excellence in nonfiction for Young Adults.