ALAYMA Wishes January 11, 2016Posted by ccbooks in Uncategorized.
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The winners of the ALA Youth Media Awards will be announced tomorrow and as always, I plan to watch the webcast and comment extensively via Twitter. I didn’t read quite as many award blogs or predictions this year and only managed to get through two of the Morris finalists (I did better with the YALSA Non-fiction finalists). As a result, I am not going to make firm predictions this year. However, I am going to list a few titles I hope end up with shiny stickers come Monday.
Drum Dream Girl by Margarita Engle
Shadowshaper by Daniel José Older
Stella by Starlight by Sharon Draper
The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
The Bear Took Your Sandwich by Julia Sarcone-Roach
The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore
Funny Bones by Duncan Tonatiuh