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2012 Youth Media Award Winners

The American Library Association has announced the winners of the 2012 Youth Media Awards. Here are the winners, with special mentions below:


Dead end in Norvelt by Jack Gantos — Newbery Medal.

A ball for Daisy by Chris Raschka — Caldecott Medal

Where things come back: a novel by John Corey Whaley — Printz Award

Special Mentions

Inside out & back again by Thanhha Lai — Newbery Honor Book

Breaking Stalin's nose by written and illustrated by Eugene Yelchin — Newbery Honor Book

Blackout by John Rocco — Caldecott Honor Book

Grandpa Green by Lane Smith — Caldecott Honor Book

Me— Jane by Patrick McDonnell — Caldecott Honor Book

Why we broke up: novel by Daniel Handler ; art by Maira Kalman — Printz Honor Book

Jasper Jones: a novel by Craig Silvey — Printz Honor Book

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater — Printz Honor Book