Book Lists – American Library Association (ALA)

Caldecott Medal Winners & Honor Books - 2020
Awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children

Medal Winner

  • The Undefeated, illustrated by Kadir Nelson, written by Kwame Alexander and published by Versify, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Honor Books

  • Bear Came Along, illustrated by LeUyen Pham, written by Richard T. Morris, and published by Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc.
  • Double Bass Blues, illustrated by Rudy Gutierrez, written by Andrea J. Loney, and published by Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House Children’s Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC.
  • Going Down Home with Daddy, illustrated by Daniel Minter, written by Kelly Starling Lyons, and published by Peachtree Publishers.
Newbery Medal Winners & Honor Books - 2020
Awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children

Medal Winner

  • New Kid, written and illustrated by Jerry Craft, published by HarperCollins Children’s Books.

Honor Books

  • The Undefeated, written by Kwame Alexander, illustrated by Kadir Nelson, and published by Versify, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
  • Scary Stories for Young Foxes, written by Christian McKay Heidicker, illustrated by Junyi Wu, and published by Henry Holt and Company, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group.
  • Other Words for Home, written by Jasmine Warga, published by Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.
  • Genesis Begins Again, written by Alicia D. Williams, published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division, a Caitlyn Dlouhy Book.