Sunday, January 26, 2014

2014 Recipients of American Indian Library Association's Youth Literature Award

Just after 2:00 Eastern Time on January 26 2014, the American Indian Library Association announced the recipients of their 2014 Youth Literature Award.

Picture Book Winner: 
Caribou Song by Tomson Highway
illustrated by John Rombough
published by Fifth House. 





Middle School Winner: 
How I Became A Ghost by Tim Tingle, 
published by RoadRunner Press.



Middle School Honor:
Danny Blackgoat: Navajo Prisoner by Tim Tingle, 
published by 7th Generation.



Young Adult Winner:
Killer of Enemies by Joseph Bruchac
published by Tu Books



Young Adult Honor:
If I Ever Get Out Of Here by Eric Gansworth 
published by Scholastic



AICL offers congratulations to each author! I encourage librarians across the country to order them. The award is given every two years. To see previous winners and criteria, see American Indian Youth Literature Award.


3 comments:

Janice Gable Bashman said...

They look like some great books - I'll have to check them out.

Jeanette said...

Glad to see some great books being honored.

Anonymous said...

I loved them all! Congratulations to all of our authors and one picture book illustrator.