There are many awards given each year, but these are titles either currently available or soon to be available at Prairie Trail.
Newberry Award (youth fiction and nonfiction): The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
Newberry Honor Books:
Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz
Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin
Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage
Caldecott Award (distinguished American picture book):
This Is Not My Hat, written and illustrated by Jon Klassen
Coretta Scott King Award (outstanding African American authors and illustrators):
Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America
I, Too, Am America by Langston Hughes; illustrated by Brian Collier
Each Kindness, by Jacqueline Woodson
The William Allen White award winners should be announced in April!