Other American Library Association Awards for Children's Books, 2004

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

Also see the Caldecott Medal and the Newbery Medal winnners.

2004 Coretta Scott King Awards, honoring black authors and illustrators: (author):
The First Part Last, Angela Johnson (Simon & Schuster)
Beautiful Blackbird, Ashley Bryan (Atheneum Books)
(John Steptoe new talent author):
The Way a Door Closes, Hope Anita Smith (Henry Holt)
(John Steptoe new talent illustrator):
My Family Plays Music, Elbrite Brown (Holiday House)
2004 Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature for young adults:The First Part Last, Angela Johnson (Simon & Schuster)
2004 Robert F. Sibert Award for informational book: An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793, Jim Murphy (Clarion Books)
2004 Margaret A. Edwards Award for a lifetime contribution in writing for young adults: Ursula K. LeGuin
2004 Andrew Carnegie Medal, for best children's video:Giggle, Giggle, Quack, based on the book by Doreen Cronin and illustrated by Betsy Lewin, produced by Paul R. Gagne and Melissa Reilly of Weston Woods Studios
2004 Mildred L. Batchelder Award, for best book originally published in a foreign language in a foreign country: Run, Boy, Run, written by Uri Orlev in Hebrew and translated by Hillel Halkin (Walter Lorraine Books)
2004 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Award: Richard Jackson
2004 Pura Belpré Awards, honoring Latino writers and illustrators (awarded biennially): (author):
Before We Were Free, Julia Alvarez (Alfred A. Knopf);
Just a Minute: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book, illustrated and written by Yuyi Moralees (Chronicle Books)

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