Reader's Roundtable Episode 47: Awards Season

It’s awards time and today we’re looking at highlights from the ALA Youth Media Awards and RUSA CODES Lists.

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Mari's Picks

The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera (2022 Newbery Winner)

Fox At Night by Corey R. Tabor (2022 Giesel Winner)

Fox the Tiger by Corey R. Tabor (2019) Giesel Winner)

Fox Versus Winter by Corey R. Tabor

Mel Fell by Corey R. Tabor

Jessica's Picks

Winter’s Orbit by Everina Maxwell (Alex Winner)

Razorblade Tears by S. A. Cosby (The Reading List: Adrenaline Winner)

Brief mentions (previously discussed)

§  Fantasy: A Master of Djinn by P. Djèlí Clark (Ep. 40)

§  Relationship Fiction: Guncle by Steve Rowley (Ep. 45)

§  Romance: One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston (Ep. 38)

§  Science Fiction: A Psalm for the Wild-Built by Becky Chambers  (Ep. 41)

More previously mentioned titles noted

§  Light from Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki (Alex) (Ep. 42)

§  Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley  (Printz) (Ep. 36)

§  Watercress (Caldecott for illustrator Jason Chin, Newbery Honor, Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature) (Ep. 41)

Cheryl's Picks

Crossing the Line:  A Fearless Team of Brothers and the Sport that Changed their Lives Forever by Kareem Rosser (Alex Winner)

Flavors of the Sun:  The Sahadi’s Guide to Understanding, Buying, and Using Middle Eastern Ingredients by Christine Sahadi Whelan (RUSA CODES Cookbook list winner)

Brief mentions (previously discussed):

§  Vegetarian Chinese Soul Food:  Deliciously Doable Ways to Cook Greens, Tofu, and Other Plant-Based Ingredients by Hsiao-Ching Chou (RUSA CODES Cookbook list winner) (Ep. 40)

General Links

American Library Association Youth Media Awards

ALA’s Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) Collection Development and Evaluation Section (CODES) Lists