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