The winner of the 2022 Chickadee Award is Fussy Flamingo by Shelly Vaughan James; illustrated by Matthew Rivera. For runners up, see the The Chickadee Award website at sites.google.com/site/thechickadeeaward
Maine Student Book Award
The winner of the 2022 Maine Student Book Award is Primer by Jennifer Muro, Thomas Krajewski and Gretel Lusky. Learn more at the website https://sites.google.com/view/mainestudentbookaward
The North Star YA Award
The Lupine Award honors a living author or illustrator who is a resident of Maine, or who has created a work whose focus is Maine. Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney, the beloved Maine author and artist, was the inspiration for the Lupine Award given by the Youth Services Section of the Maine Library Association.
The 2021 winners:
Picture Book Honor Book: The Little Library by Margaret McNamara ; illustrated by G. Brian Karas.
Juvenile/Young Adult Winner: Down to Earth by Betty Culley
Juvenile/Young Adult Honor: Franklin Endicott and the Third Key by Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Chris Van Dusen.
The Katahdin Award is designed to honor a living Maine author or illustrator.
The 2021 Katahdin Award winner is Cynthia Lord.
ALA Book & Media Award Winners