Live from Philadelphia, it’s the Youth Media Awards!
7:37 a.m: I am here at the Pennsylvania Convention Center waiting for the announcements of the awards to begin. There is anticipation in the air and the crowds are gathering. Who will win? Let’s wait and see.
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The Coretta Scott King Award Winner: New Kid by Jerry Craft
The Margaret A. Edwards Award
Odyssey Award Winner
Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Pura Belpre Award Winner
Sal and Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos Hernandez
Robert F. Sibert Award Winner: Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble Mallard
The Undefeated illustrated by Kadir Nelson Written by Kwame Alexander
Newbery Award Winner: New Kid by Jerry Craft
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About Annisha Jeffries
Annisha Jeffries is the head of the youth services department at Cleveland Public Library. She was a member of the 2007 ALSC Board and served on several selection committees, including the 2018 Caldecott Committee. A 2000-2001 Spectrum Scholarship recipient, Jeffries is currently the Chair of the Norman A, Sugarman Children's Biography Award. She can be reached at email@example.com
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