2022 Walter Award Winners

We Need Diverse Books (WNDB) has announced the winners of the 2022 Walter Dean Myers Awards, to “recognize diverse authors whose works feature diverse main characters and address diversity in a meaningful way.” in the Teen and Young Readers categories. They have announced one winner in each category, and two honorees. Titles and authors of genre interest include:

2022 Walter Honors, Teen Category

2022 Walter Award, Younger Readers Category

2022 Walter Honors, Younger Readers Category

  • Borders, Thomas King, illustrated by Natasha Donovan (Little, Brown)
  • Root Magic, Eden Royce (Walden Pond)

The awards will be presented on Friday March 11, 2022. The event will be livestreamed and held in person at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, DC. For more information, including the full list of winners, see the announcement here.

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