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American Library Association Youth Media Awards 2018
John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature:
Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children:
Coretta Scott King Book Awards recognizing African American authors and illustrators of outstanding books for children and young adults:
Pura Belpré Awards honoring Latino writers and illustrators whose children's books best portray, affirm and celebrate the Latino cultural experience:
"La Princesa and the Pea," illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal, is the Belpré Illustrator Award winner. The book was written by Susan Middleton Elya and published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.
Two Belpré Illustrator Honor Books also were named:
"All Around Us," illustrated by Adriana M. Garcia, written by Xelena González and published by Cinco Puntos Press and "Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos," illustrated by John Parra, written by Monica Brown and published by NorthSouth Books, Inc., an imprint of NordSüd Verlag AG.
"Lucky Broken Girl," written by Ruth Behar, is the Pura Belpré Author Award winner. The book is published by Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.
Two Belpré Author Honor Books also were named: "The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora," written by Pablo Cartaya and published by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC and "The First Rule of Punk," written by Celia C. Pérez and published by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.
"Charlie & Mouse," written by Laurel Snyder and illustrated by Emily Hughes. The book is published by Chronicle Books.
"Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers," written by Deborah Heiligman, is the 2018 Excellence winner. The book is published by Godwin Books/Henry Holt, an imprint of Macmillan Children's Publishing Group.