(For books published in 1996)
Also see the Caldecott Medal and the Newbery Medal winnners.
|The Coretta Scott King Award: ||(author): |
| SLAM!, Walter Dean Myers (Scholastic Press); |
|Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman, Jerry Pinkney (Dial)|
|The Mildred L. Batchelder Award, for the publisher of the most outstanding book originally published in a foreign language: ||Farrar Straus Giroux, publisher of|
| The Friends, Kazumi Yumoto, translated from the Japanese by Cathy Hirano|
|Margaret A. Edwards Award for Outstanding Literature for Young Adults: || Gary Paulsen, a lifetime achievement award|