2022 Newbery Medal Winner and Honor Books: awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera
Four Newbery Honor Books also were named:
Red, White, and Whole by Rajani LaRocca
A Snake Falls to Earth by Darcie Little Badger
Too Bright to See by Kyle Lukoff
Watercress written by Andrea Wang and illustrated by Jason Chin
2022 Caldecott Medal Winner and Honor Books: awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
2022 Pura Belpre Award: presented annually to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.