2016 American Indian Youth Literature Awards

The American Indian Youth Literature Awards are presented every two years by the American Indian Library Association. The awards recognize the best in writing and illustrations by and about American Indians. Here are the winners and the honor books:

PICTURE BOOK WINNER

Little You

Little You by Richard Van Camp, illustrated by Julie Flett

MIDDLE SCHOOL WINNER

In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse

In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse by Joseph Marshall III

YOUNG ADULT WINNER

House of Purple Cedar

House of Purple Cedar by Tim Tingle

 

PICTURE BOOK HONOR

Sitting Bull: Lakota Warrior and Defender of His People

Sitting Bull: Lakota Warrior and Defender of His People by S. D. Nelson

MIDDLE SCHOOL HONOR

Dreaming in Indian: Contemporary Native American Voices

Dreaming in Indian: Contemporary Native Voices edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale

YOUNG ADULT HONOR

Her Land, Her Love

Her Land, Her Love by Evangeline Parsons Yazzie

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