Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds (Knights Of) has won the 2021 Carnegie Medal for best children’s book, announced June 16, 2021 during a ceremony at the British Library in London. Other finalists of genre interest included:
- The Girl Who Speaks Bear, Sophie Anderson (Usborne)
- The Girl Who Became a Tree, Joseph Coelho (Otter-Barry)
- On Midnight Beach, Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick (Faber)
The awards are presented by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP). Winners receive £500 worth of books to donate to local libraries, a golden medal, and a £5,000 Colin Mears Award cash prize. For more information, see the CILIP website.
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