Congratulations to our 2024 ALA Award Winners & Honorees

By Kaitlyn Spotts | January 26 2024 | Spanish & Bilingual BooksGeneralConferences

The American Library Association (ALA) announced their 2024 literary award winners and honorees during LibLearnX: The Library Learning Experience. Below you can find a selection of Penguin Random House titles that were among the winners.

 

Explore the collection of award winners and honorees here.

 

ALSC Children’s Literature Lecture Award 

Different Kinds of Fruit

Too Bright to See

 

American Indian Youth Library Picture Book Medal

Forever Cousins

 

American Indian Youth Library Picture Book Honor

Contenders

Remember

 

Children’s Literature Legacy Award – Pam Muñoz Ryan

Solimar

The Crayon Counting Book

The Flag We Love

Hello Ocean

Hola mar / hello ocean

How Do You Raise a Raisin?

Our California

Nuestra California / Our California

 

The Coretta Scott King Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement – Christopher Paul Curtis

Bud, Not Buddy

Mr. Chickee’s Messy Mission

The Mighty Miss Malone

Bucking the Sarge

The Watsons Go to Birmingham–1963: 25th Anniversary Edition

 

Newbery Medal

The Eyes and the Impossible

 

Newbery Honor

Mexikid

 

Odyssey Children’s Award

El Deafo

 

Odyssey Children’s Honor

Mexikid

 

Pura Belpre Author & Illustrator Medal

Mexikid

 

Pura Belpre Author Honor

Something Like Home

Papá’s Magical Water-Jug Clock

 

Pura Belpre Illustrator Honor

Papá’s Magical Water-Jug Clock

 

Stonewall Children’s Medal

Cross My Heart and Never Lie

Different Kinds of Fruit
978-0-593-11120-8
In this funny and hugely heartfelt novel from a National Book Award finalist, a sixth-grader's life is turned upside down when she learns her dad is trans
$8.99 US
Apr 11, 2023
Paperback
336 Pages
Dial Books

Too Bright to See
978-0-593-11117-8
A National Book Award Finalist "A gentle, glowing wonder, full of love and understanding." –The New York Times Book Review
$8.99 US
Jun 07, 2022
Paperback
224 Pages
Dial Books

Forever Cousins
978-1-62354-292-4
In this Native American story, Kara and Amanda are best-friend cousins. Then Kara leaves the city to move back to the Rez. Will their friendship stay the same?
$17.99 US
Oct 04, 2022
Hardcover
32 Pages
Charlesbridge

Solimar
The Sword of the Monarchs
9781368078443
$9.99 US
Jan 31, 2023
Paperback
208 Pages
Disney Hyperion

Mexikid
(Newbery Honor Award Winner)
978-0-593-46229-4
A poignant, hilarious, and unforgettable graphic memoir about a Mexican-American boy’s family and their adventure-filled road trip to bring their abuelito back from Mexico to live with them.
$14.99 US
Aug 01, 2023
FOC Jul 10, 2023
Paperback
320 Pages
Dial Books

The Eyes and the Impossible
(Newbery Medal Winner)
978-1-5247-6420-3
From the award-winning author of The Every and the illustrator behind the beloved picture book Her Right Foot comes an endearing and beautifully illustrated story of a dog who unwittingly becomes a hero to a park full of animals.
$19.99 US
May 09, 2023
Hardcover
256 Pages
Knopf Books for Young Readers

El Deafo
978-0-593-74859-6
The beloved #1 New York Times bestselling and Newbery Honor winning graphic novel, adapted for audio with a full cast and sound effects.
Jun 27, 2023
Audiobook Download
Listening Library

Cross My Heart and Never Lie
978-1-66264-057-5
WINNER OF THE 2024 STONEWALL AWARD for books that have exceptional merit relating to the LGBTQIA+ experience.A 2023 New York Public Library Best Book"A soft and adorable story of first sapphic love and the trials and tribulations of pre-teen friendships, with gorgeous cosy artwork. Reading this was like a warm hug." --Alice Oseman, creator of Heartstopper In this fresh, sensitive, diary-style graphic novel, 12-year-old Tuva's questions about becoming a teenager are confusing—so when her first crush turns out to be on another girl, it feels absolutely wonderful--so why does it become so complicated?
$17.99 US
Sep 19, 2023
Paperback
248 Pages
Hippo Park

Bud, Not Buddy
(Newbery Medal Winner)
978-0-440-41328-8
This special edition with an introduction by Kwame Alexander celebrates the 20th anniversary of the popular, enduring, and bestselling Newbery Medalist and Coretta Scott King Award winner.
$8.99 US
Jan 08, 2002
Paperback
288 Pages
Yearling