​And the winner is …

In February 2015, the American Library Association (ALA) announced the top books, videos and audiobooks for children and young adults, including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz Awards, at its midwinter meeting in Chicago.

Recorded Books couldn’t be more proud to announce that the 2015 Newbery Medal winner is The Crossover by Kwame Alexander!




Other award winners and honor books for Recorded Books titles include:

YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Winner:

Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek by Maya Van Wagenen

Caldecott Honor Book:

Nana in the City, illustrated and written by Lauren Castillo

Coretta Scott King (Author) Book Award Honor Books:

Kwame Alexander for The Crossover

Kekla Magoon for How It Went Down

Coretta Scott King (Illustrator) Book Award Honor Book:

Christian Robinson for Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell

Schneider Family Book Award:

A Boy and a Jaguar by Alan Rabinowitz

Andrew Carnegie Medal:

Paul R. Gagne and Melissa Reilly Ellard, Weston Woods Studios, Inc., producers of Me … Jane

Pura Belpré (Illustrator) Award Honor Book:

Green Is a Chile Pepper, illustrated by John Parra, written by Roseanne Greenfield Thong

Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award Honor Book:

Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell

Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Honor Book:

Mr. Putter & Tabby Turn the Page by Cynthia Rylant

Click here to view a list of all the 2015 award winners.

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