The Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Awards are given annually to two children’s books: one in the young adult/middle reader category and the other in the picture book category.  The award winner is chosen by two different groups of children and teens. 

Here are the winners:

 

Young Adult/Middle Readers: The Whole Truth by Kit Pearson

Picture Book: Loon by Susan Vande Griek, illustrated by Karen Reczuch