The Library of Congress has named Newbery-winning author Meg Medina as the next ambassador for young people’s literature. Medina is the first Latinx author to hold the position.
The 2023 recipients of the Walter Dean Myers Award were announced in January 2023, and will be honored with an award ceremony at the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Library in Washington DC on March 17th, 2023.
At the November ceremony in New York City, author Sabaa Tahir was awarded the 2022 National Book Award for Young People's Literature for her novel, All My Rage. The committee said, "In unflinching prose, All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir layers grief and love in a complex exploration of how we hurt each other and how buried … Continue reading Sabaa Tahir Wins the 2022 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature
Capitol Choices is delighted to announce that our 2022 List of recommended reading for kids and teens is now available for download. We appreciate all the work our members put in to reading and sharing books this year. Congratulations to all of the authors, illustrators, and publishing teams behind the 100 new and noteworthy titles. Capitol … Continue reading The 2022 List is Now Available!