The ALA (American Library Association) Book Award Winners were announced on Monday, February 2nd at 8:00 AM. The announcement took place as part of the ALA Youth Media Awards, which were presented at the ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibition in Chicago, IL. Youth Media Awards recipients are determined by committees of librarians and other experts in literature and media. Here are five of the 30+ book awards that were presented:
For more information on the ALA Book Awards, check out Joyce Valenza’s post on the School Library Journal website (In case you missed the hoopla live. . .). Her post includes links to a list of all the 2015 winners, a webcast of the awards, and many other resources related to young adult books.
See also: Booklist: YALSA’s Best Fiction for Young Adults, a part of the 2015 ALA Book Awards.