When You Trap a Tiger Wins Newbery, We Are Water Protectors Earns Caldecott at 2021 YMAs

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Winners announced during a virtual ceremony for the 2021 Youth Media Awards.

We Are Water Protectors, illustrated by Michaela Goade, won The Caldecott Medal, awarded annually to the most distinguished American picture book for children. Goade made history becoming the first BIPOC woman and first Indigenous illustrator to win the prestigious award.

When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller won the Newbery Medal, awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

Everything Sad is Untrue (a true story) by Daniel Nayeri, which won the Printz Award, which annually honors the best book written for teens,

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