The American Library Association presented their Youth Media Awards earlier today. Larry Dane Brimner won the Sibert Medal for distinguished informational book for the Twelve Days in May: Freedom Ride 1961. Elisha Cooper's Big Cat Little Cat was named a Caldecott Honor Book. Eloise Greenfield received the Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement. Deborah Heiligman’s Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers won the YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction award and was named a Printz Honor Book. Dori Hillestad Butler's King & Kayla and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats, illustrated by Nancy Meyers, was named a Geisel Honor Book.
For the complete list of winners and honorees, please visit the ALA website.