The winners of the 2019 Maine Student Book Award book are Refugee by Alan Gratz. For runners up and to see next year’s list, go to the MSBA website at https://msba.umeedu.maine.edu
The winner of the 2019 Chickadee Award is Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean’s Most Fearless Scientist by Jess Keating and Marta Alvarez Miguens. For runners up and to see next year’s list, go to the The Chickadee Award website at sites.google.com/site/thechickadeeaward
The 2019 ALA Book & Media Award Winners:
- Newbery Medal – Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina
- Caldecott Medal – Hello Lighthouse illustrated and written by Sophie Blackall
- Theodor Seuss Geisel Award – Fox the Tiger written and illustrated by Corey R. Tabor
For more winners and honor books, see American Library Association – Association of Library Services for Children.