Other American Library Association Awards for Children's Books, 2006

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

Also see the Caldecott Medal and the Newbery Medal winnners.

2006 Coretta Scott King Awards, honoring black authors and illustrators: (author):
Day of Tears: A Novel in Dialogue, Julius Lester (Hyperion Books for Children)
Rosa, Bryan Collier (Henry Holt and Company)
(John Steptoe new talent author):
Jimi & Me, Jaime Adoff (Hyperion Books for Children)
2006 Pura Belpré Awards, honoring Latino writers and illustrators (awarded biennially): (author):
The Tequila Worm, Viola Canales (Random House);
Doña Flor: A Tall Tale About a Giant Woman with a Great Big Heart, illustrated by Raul Colón (Alfred A. Knopf)
2006 Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature for young adults: Looking for Alaska, John Green (Dutton Books/Penguin Group (USA), Inc.)
2006 Robert F. Sibert Award for informational book: Secrets of a Civil War Submarine: Solving the Mysteries of the H.L. Hunley, Sally M. Walker (Lerner Publishing Group)
2006 Andrew Carnegie Medal, for best children's video: The Man Who Walked Between the Towers, based on the book written by Mordicai Gerstein, Michael Sporn, of Michael Sporn Animation, Inc., and Paul Gagne and Melissa Reilly, of Weston Woods Studios
2006 Mildred L. Batchelder Award, for best book originally published in a foreign language in a foreign country: An Innocent Soldiers, written by Josef Holub in German and translated by Michael Hofmann (Scholastic Inc.)
2006 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Award: Kevin Henkes

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