2018 AILA Youth Literature Awards

The winners of the 2018 American Indian Library Association Youth Literature Awards have been announced:

BEST PICTURE BOOK

Baby Raven Reads -

Shanyaak’utlaax: Salmon Boy illustrated by Tlingit artist Michaela Goade, and edited by Tlingit speakers Johnny Marks, Hans Chester, David Katzeek, and Nora Dauenhauer and Tlingit linguist Richard Dauenhauer

BEST MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOK

Tales of the Mighty Code Talkers, volume 1
BEST YOUNG ADULT BOOK
#Notyourprincess: Voices of Native American Women
#Not Your Princess: Voices of Native American Women edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale
PICTURE BOOK HONORS
All Around Us

All Around Us by Xelena González, illustrated by Adriana M. Garcia

Black Bear Red Fox

Black Bear Red Fox by Julie Flett

Fall in Line, Holden

Fall in Line, Holden! by Daniel W. Vandever

I'm Dreaming Of...Animals of the Native Northwest

I’m Dreaming of…Animals of the Native Northwest by Melaney Gleeson-Lyall, illustrated by First Nations artists

Mission to Space

Mission to Space by John Herrington

MIDDLE GRADE HONOR

The Wool of Jonesy

The Wool of Jonesy, Part 1 by Jonathan Nelson

YOUNG ADULT HONORS

Love Beyond Body, Space, and Time

Love Beyond Body, Space, and Time: An Indigenous LGBT Sci-Fi Anthology edited by Hope Nicholson

The Marrow Thieves

Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline

Fire Starters

Fire Starters by Jen Storm, illustrated by Scott B. Henderson and colorist Donovan Yaciuk