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2017 ALA Awards

All week we've been celebrating the 2017 ALA Youth Media Award–winning authors and illustrators. Here's a cheat sheet to the winners' acceptance speeches, profiles of them by their loved ones, and more.

Caldecott Medal

Newbery Medal

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award

Coretta Scott King Author Award

Coretta Scott King–Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement

Laura Ingalls Wilder Award

More on the 2017 ALA Winners from The Horn Book

For more speeches, profiles, and articles, click on the tag ALA 2017.

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Katie Bircher

Katie Bircher, formerly editor of The Horn Book Guide, is a freelance children’s and YA editor. She's also a former bookseller who holds an MA in children's literature from Simmons University. She served as chair of the 2018 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award committee. Follow Katie on Twitter @lyraelle.

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